The Polish surname Swidersky is derived from the word "swidrowac," meaning "to drill." Thus, the name Swidersky indicates "driller."
Early Origins of the Swidersky family
The surname Swidersky was first found in Polesie, the largest province of Poland. It is inhabited by Ruthenians, called Polesians, of Ukrainian descent. The main towns are those of Brest Litovsk, Pinsk, Kobryn, Kamenets, Litovsk, and Luninets. It was in this province that the renowned Radziwills and Sapiehas held their vast estates. Wolczyn was the seat of the Czartoryski family. The surname became noted for its many branches in the region, each house acquiring a status and influence which was envied by the princes of the region. In their later history the name became a power unto themselves and were elevated to the ranks of nobility as they grew into this most influential family. They held a family seat
Early History of the Swidersky family
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Swidersky Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Swiderski, Swederski, Swidersky, Swedersky and many more.
Early Notables of the Swidersky family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Swidersky family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: John Swiderski, and Rosalie Swiderski, who arrived in Baltimore in 1893; and Boleslawa Swiderska, who arrived at Baltimore aboard the "SS Hannover".