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The Sobolewski surname is derived from the Polish word "sobol," which is a type of marten (the English word sable is derived from this source). It is generally considered to be a Jewish (E. Ashkenazic) name. One might expect the name to have been occupational for one who raised martens or worked with their fur, and it is quite likely that anyone in Russia working as a furrier in the era when surnames began to be used could have taken on this occupational name.

Sobolewski Early Origins



The surname Sobolewski was first found in Russia, where bearers of the name were found in early times.

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Sobolewski Spelling Variations


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Sobolewski Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Sobol, Sobel, Zobel, Sobolewski, Soboliev and many more.

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Sobolewski Early History


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Sobolewski Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Sobolewski research. Another 171 words (12 lines of text) covering the years 1636, 1722, 1580 and 1645 are included under the topic Early Sobolewski History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Sobolewski Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Sobolewski Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 27 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Sobolewski 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:

Sobolewski Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Stanislaw Sobolewski, aged 33, arrived in New York in 1919 aboard the ship "La Lorraine" from Le Havre, France [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J6QG-5TT : 6 December 2014), Stanislaw Sobolewski, 03 Mar 1919; citing departure port Le Havre, arrival port New York, ship name La Lorraine, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  • Rudolf A Sobolewski, aged 30, arrived in New York in 1920 aboard the ship "H. M. Flagler" from Tuxpam, Mexico [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J6DB-HYH : 6 December 2014), Rudolf A Sobolewski, 02 Mar 1920; citing departure port Tuxpam, Mexico, arrival port New York, ship name H. M. Flagler, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).

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Contemporary Notables of the name Sobolewski (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Sobolewski (post 1700)



  • Johann Friedrich Eduard Sobolewski (1804-1872), Polish-born, American violinist, composer, and conductor
  • Ludwik Leszek Sobolewski (b. 1965), Polish lawyer, CEO of the Bucharest Stock Exchange
  • Radoslaw Sobolewski (b. 1976), retired Polish footballer
  • Pawel Sobolewski (b. 1979), Polish footballer

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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J6QG-5TT : 6 December 2014), Stanislaw Sobolewski, 03 Mar 1919; citing departure port Le Havre, arrival port New York, ship name La Lorraine, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  2. ^ "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J6DB-HYH : 6 December 2014), Rudolf A Sobolewski, 02 Mar 1920; citing departure port Tuxpam, Mexico, arrival port New York, ship name H. M. Flagler, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).

Other References

  1. Burke, Sir Bernard. Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Peerage and Baronetage, The Privy Council, Knightage and Compainonage. London: Burke Publishing, 1921. Print.
  2. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
  3. Dunkling, Leslie. Dictionary of Surnames. Toronto: Collins, 1998. Print. (ISBN 0004720598).
  4. Sanders, Joanne McRee Edition. English Settlers in Barbados 1637-1800. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  5. Papworth, J.W and A.W Morant. Ordinary of British Armorials. London: T.Richards, 1874. Print.
  6. Marcharn, Frederick George. A Constitutional History of Modern England 1485 to the Present. London: Harper and Brothers, 1960. Print.
  7. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
  8. Ingram, Rev. James. Translator Anglo-Saxon Chronicle 1823. Print.
  9. Hanks, Hodges, Mills and Room. The Oxford Names Companion. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-19-860561-7).
  10. Hinde, Thomas Ed. The Domesday Book England's Heritage Then and Now. Surrey: Colour Library Books, 1995. Print. (ISBN 1-85833-440-3).
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The Sobolewski Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Sobolewski 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.

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