Early Origins of the Sawatzky family
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
Sawatzky Settlers in United States in the 20th Century
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