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Early Origins of the Sawatzky family


The surname Sawatzky was first found in Silesia. The surname is a toponym for someone who came from Zawada or Zawady. Both are derived from the "zawada" which means "obstruction", "fortress", "obstacle" or "impediment" as in the toponyms Zawada and Zawady. Today, there are numerous places named Zawada and Zawady throughout modern-day Poland.

Early History of the Sawatzky family


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Sawatzky Spelling Variations


Spelling variations of this family name include: Zawadsky, Zawadski, Zavadsky, Zawadzki, Zawada, Zawadowski, Zawadowsky, Sawadsky, Sawatsky, Sawatski, Sawatzky, Sawatzki, Zawatsky, Zawatzki and many more.

Migration of the Sawatzky family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Sawatzky Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Gertrud Sawatzky, aged 9, who landed in America, in 1896

Sawatzky Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Anton Sawatzky, aged 20, who landed in America from Plungien, in 1903
  • Jakob Sawatzky, aged 18, who emigrated to the United States from Cziszupa, in 1903
  • Anna Sawatzky, aged 29, who emigrated to the United States from Osmony, in 1905
  • Julian Sawatzky, aged 22, who landed in America from Sawadi, in 1906
  • Chanie Sawatzky, aged 11, who settled in America from Cziory, Russia, in 1906
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