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

Sobieski Early Origins



The surname Sobieski 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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Sobieski Spelling Variations


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Sobieski 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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Sobieski Early History


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Sobieski Early History



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

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Sobieski Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Sobieski Early Notables (pre 1700)



Prominent among those of the name Sobieski 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 Sobieski 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:

Sobieski Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Mike Sobieski, who was naturalized in Illinois in 1896

Sobieski Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Alexander Sobieski, aged 26, who landed in America from Bartniki, Russia, in 1906
  • Felix Sobieski, aged 25, who landed in America from Godolowski, in 1906
  • Franz Sobieski, aged 25, who emigrated to the United States from Witkowo, Russia, in 1906
  • Jan Sobieski, aged 19, who emigrated to the United States from Witkowo, Russia, in 1906
  • Josef Sobieski, aged 44, who landed in America from Dombrowo, Russia, in 1906
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Sobieski (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Sobieski (post 1700)



  • Carol Sobieski (1939-1990), American screenwriter
  • Ben Sobieski (b. 1979), American football player
  • John S. Sobieski, American Democrat politician, Candidate for U.S. Representative from California 25th District, 1954; Alternate Delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 1960, 1964
  • John M. Sobieski (1907-1983), American Democrat politician, Member of Michigan State House of Representatives from Wayne County 5th District, 1955-64
  • Daniel John Sobieski, American Republican politician, Candidate for U.S. Representative from Illinois 5th District, 1986
  • Leelee Sobieski (b. 1982), American television and movie actress
  • King John Sobieski (1624-1696), Polish king

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Kapff, Rudolf. Schwäbische Geschlechtsnamen. Stuttgart: Verlag Silberburg, 1927. Print.
    2. Jones, Stephen. The History of Poland: From Its Origin as a Nation to the Year 1795. London: Vernor and Hood, 1795. Print.
    3. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    4. Stupnicki, H. Herbarz Polski Polish Armorial, 2 Volumes. London: Figaro Press, 1963. Print.
    5. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Harper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    6. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Co., 1976. Print.
    7. Jones, Henry Z. Palatine Families of New York 2 Volumes. Rockland, ME: Picton Press, 2001. Print. (ISBN 978-0961388829).
    8. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    9. Haverkamp, Alfred. Medieval Germany 1056-1273 2nd edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print.
    10. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    11. ...

    The Sobieski Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Sobieski 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 January 2016 at 14:05.

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