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Sloboda Early Origins



The surname Sloboda was first found in Slepowron in Polesie, the largest province of Poland. It is inhabited by Ruthenians, called Polesians, of Ukrainian descent. The main towns are those of Brest Litovsk, Pinsk, Kobryn, Kamenets, Litovsk, and Luninets. It was in this province that the renowned Radziwills and Sapiehas held their vast estates. Wolczyn was the seat of the Czartoryski family. The surname became noted for its many branches in the region, each house acquiring a status and influence which was envied by the princes of the region. In their later history the name became a power unto themselves and were elevated to the ranks of nobility as they grew into this most influential family.

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Sloboda Spelling Variations


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Sloboda Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Sloboda, Slabosz, Zlobnicki, Zlotnicki, Slovobek, Slotovicki, Szlubowski, Slomski, Slodski, Zlobodsky, Zlobodnicky, Slaboda, Zlaboda and many more.

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Sloboda Early History


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Sloboda Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Sloboda research. Another 270 words (19 lines of text) covering the years 1541 and 1594 are included under the topic Early Sloboda History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Sloboda Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Sloboda Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Sloboda 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 were:

Sloboda Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Rebecca Sloboda, who came to Baltimore in 1890

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Contemporary Notables of the name Sloboda (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Sloboda (post 1700)



  • Karl Sloboda, popular early twentieth-century writer
  • John Sloboda, Executive Director of the Oxford Research Group

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Hoffman, William F. Polish Surnames: Origins and Meanings. 2nd Ed. Chicago: Polish Genealogical Society of America, 1997. Print. (ISBN 0-924207-04-3).
    2. Sanford, George. Historical Dictionary of Poland. Poland: Scarecrow Press, 2003. Print.
    3. Jones, Stephen. The History of Poland: From Its Origin as a Nation to the Year 1795. London: Vernor and Hood, 1795. Print.
    4. Stupnicki, H. Herbarz Polski Polish Armorial, 2 Volumes. London: Figaro Press, 1963. Print.
    5. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    6. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    7. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    8. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    9. Holskins, Janina. Polish Genealogy and Heraldry An Introduction to Research. Washington: Library of Congress, 1987. Print.
    10. Kapff, Rudolf. Schwäbische Geschlechtsnamen. Stuttgart: Verlag Silberburg, 1927. Print.
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    The Sloboda Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Sloboda 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 16 May 2014 at 22:49.

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