Sedlacek History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
The distinguished surname Sedlacek is derived from the Czech word "sedlak," meaning "farmer." It is likely that this name was introduced into Germany
by the Slav-speaking population known as the Wends or the Sorbs, who lived in the regions of Silesia
, Bohemia, and Prussia.
Early Origins of the Sedlacek family
The surname Sedlacek was first found in Bohemia, where it is likely that the name first emerged. It was probably initially borne by a peasant or farmer living in this region. The young Sedlacek family was instrumental during this early period, contributing greatly to the development of medieval Bohemian society.
Early History of the Sedlacek family
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Sedlacek Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Sedlaczek, Sedlacek, Sedlak, Sedlaczeck and many more.
Early Notables of the Sedlacek family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Sedlacek family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Catharine Sedlak, who arrived in New Orleans in 1852; Anna Sedlacek, who settled in Chicago in 1865; Wenzel Sedlaczek, who immigrated to New York with his daughter Marie in 1870.
Contemporary Notables of the name Sedlacek (post 1700)
- Robert Sedlacek (b. 1881), German painter working under the pseudonym S. Roberts
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