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The surname Sobczak comes from the Slavic personal name Sobeslaw, meaning "usurp glory."

Sobczak Early Origins



The surname Sobczak was first found in Lubel among others. There was a Sobieski family of Lubel, who belonged to the Clan Janina, a Sobieszczanski family of Lublin, who belonged to the clan Nalecz, and a Sobek family of Sandomiersz, who belonged to the clan Brochwicz.

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Sobczak Spelling Variations


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Sobczak Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Sobieski, Sobiech, Sobanski, Sobinski, Sobalski, Sobusiak, Sobieszczak, Sobczak, Sobkiewicz, Sobek, Sobczyk, Sobieszek and many more.

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Sobczak Early History


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Sobczak Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Sobczak research. Another 145 words (10 lines of text) covering the years 1565, 1782, 1606, 1647, 1629, 1696, 1674, 1702 and 1735 are included under the topic Early Sobczak History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Sobczak Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Sobczak Early Notables (pre 1700)



Prominent among those of the name Sobczak in this period were the Sobieski family of Lubel, a sept of the great clan Janina. The progenitor of this family Wojciech took part in the wars of Stefan Batory against the Duchy of Moscow. Another member, Marek Sobieski (d.1606), was the Governor of...

Another 146 words (10 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Sobczak Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Albrecht Sobieska, who settled in New York in 1662; Jan Sobieszczanski, who arrived in New York as a Polish exile in 1835; Antoni Sobiszczek and John Sobieszki, who were naturalized in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania in 1875 and 1877.

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Contemporary Notables of the name Sobczak (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Sobczak (post 1700)



  • Walter Sobczak, American Democrat politician, Presidential Elector for Michigan, 2012
  • J. Austin Sobczak, American Republican politician, Candidate in primary for Michigan State House of Representatives 106th District, 1978
  • Franciszek Sobczak (1939-2009), Polish fencer
  • Anna Sobczak (b. 1967), Polish fencer
  • Bogus³aw Sobczak (b. 1979), Polish politician
  • Pawe³ Sobczak (b. 1969), retired Polish field hockey goalkeeper
  • Marcin Sobczak (b. 1987), Polish footballer

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Colletta, John P. They Came in Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    2. Hollowak, Thomas L. Polish Heads of Household in Maryland: An Index to the 1910 Census. Wesminister MD: Family Line Publications, 1990. Print.
    3. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    4. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Co., 1976. Print.
    5. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    6. Strassburger, Ralph B. Pennsylvania German Pioneers The Original Lists of Arrivals in the Port of Philadelphia 3 Volumes. Baltimore: Picton Press, 1992. Print. (ISBN 978-0929539980).
    7. Brückner, Aleksander. etymologiczy jezyka polskiego (Etymologica Dictionary of the Polish Language). Warszaga: Wiedza Powszechra, 1970. Print.
    8. Beider, Alexander. A Dictionary of Jewish Surnames from the Kingdom of Poland. Teaneck, New Jersey: Avotaynu, 1996. Print. (ISBN 0-9626373-9-4).
    9. Gritzner, M. Handbuch der heraldischen Terminologie in zwölf Zungen. Nürnberg: 1890. Print.
    10. Stupnicki, H. Herbarz Polski Polish Armorial, 2 Volumes. London: Figaro Press, 1963. Print.
    11. ...

    The Sobczak Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Sobczak 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 7 June 2016 at 19:47.

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