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

Sobiech Early Origins



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.

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Sobiech Spelling Variations


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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.

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Sobiech Early History


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Sobiech Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Sobiech 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 Sobiech History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Sobiech Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Sobiech Early Notables (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...

Another 146 words (10 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Sobiech 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: 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 Sobiech (post 1700)


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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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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. White, Davis, and S. Jeanne. People of Polonia: The 1910 Census ward Two--Baltimore City Maryland, Part1. Baltimore, MD: Historyk Press, 1994. Print.
    2. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Co., 1964. Print.
    3. Haverkamp, Alfred. Medieval Germany 1056-1273 2nd edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print.
    4. Kapff, Rudolf. Schwäbische Geschlechtsnamen. Stuttgart: Verlag Silberburg, 1927. Print.
    5. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    6. Boniecki, Adam. Szymon Konarski, and Artur . Herbarz Polski Polish Armorial, 16 Volumes. Poland: Wydawnictwa Artystyczne i Filmowe, 1907. Print.
    7. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    8. Sanford, George. Historical Dictionary of Poland. Poland: Scarecrow Press, 2003. Print.
    9. Oswald, G. Lexicon der Heraldik. Leipzig: 1984. Print.
    10. Hoffman, William F. Polish Surnames: Origins and Meanings. 2nd Ed. Chicago: Polish Genealogical Society of America, 1997. Print. (ISBN 0-924207-04-3).
    11. ...

    The Sobiech Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Sobiech 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 28 August 2015 at 08:31.

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