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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.

Sedlacek Early Origins



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.

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Sedlacek Spelling Variations


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Sedlacek Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Sedlaczek, Sedlacek, Sedlak, Sedlaczeck and many more.

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Sedlacek Early History


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Sedlacek Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Sedlacek research. Another 192 words (14 lines of text) covering the years 1789, 1793, 1818, 1845, 1853, and 1881 are included under the topic Early Sedlacek History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Sedlacek Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Sedlacek Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 25 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Sedlacek Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



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.

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Contemporary Notables of the name Sedlacek (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Sedlacek (post 1700)



  • Robert Sedlacek (b. 1881), German painter working under the pseudonym S. Roberts

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Göbel, Otto. Niederdeutsche Familiennamen der Gegenwart Wolfshagen-Schäbentz. Franz: Westphal, 1936. Print.
    2. Kapff, Rudolf. Schwäbische Geschlechtsnamen. Stuttgart: Verlag Silberburg, 1927. Print.
    3. Brechenmacher, Josef Karlmann. Deutches Namenbuch. Stuttgart: Verlag von Adolf Bonz & Comp, 1928. Print.
    4. Garland, Mary and Henry Garland Editions. Oxford Companion To German Literature 3rd Edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1997. Print. (ISBN 0198158963).
    5. Weis, Frederick Lewis, Walter Lee Sheppard and David Faris. Ancestral Roots of Sixty Colonists Who Came to New England Between 1623 and 1650 7th Edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0806313676).
    6. Jones, Henry Z. Palatine Families of New York 2 Volumes. Rockland, ME: Picton Press, 2001. Print. (ISBN 978-0961388829).
    7. Tobler-Meyer, Wilhelm. Familiennamen der Ostschweiz. Zürich: 1894. Print.
    8. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    9. Gritzner, M. Handbuch der heraldischen Terminologie in zwölf Zungen. Nürnberg: 1890. Print.
    10. Oswald, G. Lexicon der Heraldik. Leipzig: 1984. Print.
    11. ...

    The Sedlacek Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Sedlacek Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

    This page was last modified on 24 September 2016 at 22:00.

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