The surname Sobiesky comes from the Slavic personal name
Sobeslaw, meaning "usurp glory."
Early Origins of the Sobiesky family
The surname Sobiesky 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 Sobiesky family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Sobiesky 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 Sobiesky History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Sobiesky 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 Sobiesky family (pre 1700)
Prominent among those of the name Sobiesky 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 Sobiesky Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the Sobiesky family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Sobiesky Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
- Joseph Sobiesky, who took the Oath of Allegiance in Philadelphia in 1878