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Sobiech History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

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

Early Origins of the Sobiech family

The surname Sobiech 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.

Early History of the Sobiech family

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Sobiech Spelling Variations

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

Early Notables of the Sobiech family (pre 1700)

Prominent among those of the name Sobiech 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...
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Migration of the Sobiech family to the New World and Oceana

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.

Contemporary Notables of the name Sobiech (post 1700)

  • Zachary David "Zach" Sobiech (1995-2013), American folk rock singer-songwriter
  • Artur Sobiech (b. 1990), Polish footballer
  • Ewa Sobiech (b. 1951), German actress, known for Kornblumenblau (1989), Paderewskiego zycie po zyciu (1999) and Pigs (1992)
  • Lasse Sobiech (b. 1991), German footballer
  • Jörg Sobiech (b. 1969), former German footballer

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