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Sypnowich Early Origins



The surname Sypnowich 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. The surname arrived from East Prussia in 1490. They were of the royal Clan of Odrowaz and were a branch of that Clan. Odrowz is a Polish "Coat of Arms," that was used by several "szlachta" families from the times of the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth. 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.

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Sypnowich Spelling Variations


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Sypnowich Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Sypniewski, Sipniewski, Sypniewsky, Sypniowski, Sypniowsky and many more.

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Sypnowich Early History


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Sypnowich Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Sypnowich research. Another 155 words (11 lines of text) covering the years 179 and 1790 are included under the topic Early Sypnowich History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Sypnowich Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Sypnowich Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 22 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Sypnowich 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: Jas Sypniewski and Franziska Sypniewski, who arrived in New York on April 26, 1880 at age 40, from Bremen, Germany, aboard the "Ohio"; John Sypniewski, who arrived in New York on April 19, 1881, aboard the "Silesia".

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Contemporary Notables of the name Sypnowich (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Sypnowich (post 1700)



  • Christine Sypnowich, professor of philosophy at Queen's University, Ontario, Canada

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Oswald, G. Lexicon der Heraldik. Leipzig: 1984. Print.
    2. Sanford, George. Historical Dictionary of Poland. Poland: Scarecrow Press, 2003. Print.
    3. Stupnicki, H. Herbarz Polski Polish Armorial, 2 Volumes. London: Figaro Press, 1963. Print.
    4. Hoffman, William F. Polish Surnames: Origins and Meanings. 2nd Ed. Chicago: Polish Genealogical Society of America, 1997. Print. (ISBN 0-924207-04-3).
    5. Strassburger, Ralph B. Pennsylvania German Pioneers The Original Lists of Arrivals in the Port of Philadelphia 3 Volumes. Baltimore: Picton Press, 1992. Print. (ISBN 978-0929539980).
    6. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Co., 1964. Print.
    7. Brückner, Aleksander. etymologiczy jezyka polskiego (Etymologica Dictionary of the Polish Language). Warszaga: Wiedza Powszechra, 1970. Print.
    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. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    10. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
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    The Sypnowich Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Sypnowich 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 5 November 2014 at 09:35.

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