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Sobol Early Origins



The surname Sobol was first found in Silesia, where this family name became a prominent contributor to the development of the district from ancient times. Always prominent in social affairs, the name became an integral part of that turbulent region as it emerged to form alliances with other families within the Feudal System and the nation. In Silesia the family was known to have lived in the region of Liegnitz. Chronicles mention the nearby village of Sobolow, which may have leant its name to the oldest branch of this name, as early as 1287. In 1391, chronicles record Mertin Czobelaw of Liegnitz.

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Sobol Spelling Variations


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Sobol Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Zobel, Zobell, Zobele, Zobeli, Zoble and many more.

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Sobol Early History


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Sobol Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Sobol research. Another 183 words (13 lines of text) covering the year 1605 is included under the topic Early Sobol History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Sobol Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Sobol Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 30 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Sobol 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: Georg Adam Zobel, who came to Philadelphia in 1750; Johann Wilhelm Zobel arrived in Boston, Massachusetts in 1751; Heinrich Zobeli arrived in Philadelphia in 1748.

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Contemporary Notables of the name Sobol (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Sobol (post 1700)



  • Donald J Sobol (b. 1924), American award-winning writer best known for his children's books the Encyclopedia Brown mystery series
  • Leonard Sobol, American Democrat politician, Alternate Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1952
  • Jonathan Sobol, American painter
  • Yuri Sobol (b. 1966), retired Russian professional footballer
  • Jonathan Sobol, Canadian film director and screenwriter, best known for his work on Citizen Duane, A Beginner's Guide to Endings and The Art of the Steal
  • Joshua "Yehoshua" Sobol (b. 1939), Israeli playwright, writer, and director
  • Eduard Sobol (b. 1995), Ukrainian footballer
  • Jan Sobol (b. 1984), Czech handball player

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    2. Jones, Henry Z. Palatine Families of New York 2 Volumes. Rockland, ME: Picton Press, 2001. Print. (ISBN 978-0961388829).
    3. Göbel, Otto. Niederdeutsche Familiennamen der Gegenwart Wolfshagen-Schäbentz. Franz: Westphal, 1936. Print.
    4. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    5. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    6. Weis, Frederick Lewis, Walter Lee Sheppard and David Faris. Ancestral Roots of Sixty Colonists Who Came to New England Between 1623 and 1650 7th Edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0806313676).
    7. Brechenmacher, Josef Karlmann. Deutches Namenbuch. Stuttgart: Verlag von Adolf Bonz & Comp, 1928. Print.
    8. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmacher's Grosses Wappenbuch 35 Volumes. Germany: Bauer & Raspe. Print.
    9. Tarneller, Josef. Zur Namenkunde Tirolen Familiennamen. Bozen: Buchhandlung, 1923. Print.
    10. Steed, Henry Wickham . The Hapsburg Monarchy. London: Constable and Company, 1919. Print.
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    The Sobol Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Sobol 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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