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The surname Szymczak is of Polish origins. The name is derived from the personal name "Szymon," and the characteristic Polish suffix "-ski," meaning "son of." Thus, the name Szymczak means "son of Szymon."

Szymczak Early Origins



The surname Szymczak 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.

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Szymczak Spelling Variations


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Szymczak Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Sxymanski, Syzmanczewski, Syzmaniecki, Szzymaniecki, Szymanowicz, Szymanowski and many more.

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Szymczak Early History


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Szymczak Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Szymczak research. Another 262 words (19 lines of text) covering the year 1460 is included under the topic Early Szymczak History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Szymczak Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Szymczak Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Szymczak 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:

Szymczak Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • George Szymczak, aged 3, who landed in America from Szymberga, Germany, in 1905
  • Jan Szymczak, aged 19, who settled in America from Ornaty, Russia, in 1906
  • Adam Szymczak, aged 19, who landed in America from Modle, Russia, in 1909
  • Anton Szymczak, aged 34, who landed in America from Sibler, Germany, in 1909
  • Apollonia Szymczak, aged 32, who settled in America from Sibler, Germany, in 1909
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Szymczak (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Szymczak (post 1700)



  • Christian Szymczak (b. 1974), American racecar driver
  • Andrzej Szymczak (b. 1948), Polish former Olympic handball player
  • Ryszard W. Szymczak (1944-1996), Polish former footballer
  • Davie Szymczak (b. 1963), Canadian professional hockey player

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Oswald, G. Lexicon der Heraldik. Leipzig: 1984. Print.
    2. Beider, Alexander. A Dictionary of Jewish Surnames from the Kingdom of Poland. Teaneck, New Jersey: Avotaynu, 1996. Print. (ISBN 0-9626373-9-4).
    3. Colletta, John P. They Came in Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    4. Holskins, Janina. Polish Genealogy and Heraldry An Introduction to Research. Washington: Library of Congress, 1987. Print.
    5. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    6. Jones, Stephen. The History of Poland: From Its Origin as a Nation to the Year 1795. London: Vernor and Hood, 1795. Print.
    7. Hollowak, Thomas L. Polish Heads of Household in Maryland: An Index to the 1910 Census. Wesminister MD: Family Line Publications, 1990. Print.
    8. White, Davis, and S. Jeanne. People of Polonia: The 1910 Census ward Two--Baltimore City Maryland, Part1. Baltimore, MD: Historyk Press, 1994. Print.
    9. Sanford, George. Historical Dictionary of Poland. Poland: Scarecrow Press, 2003. Print.
    10. Haverkamp, Alfred. Medieval Germany 1056-1273 2nd edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print.
    11. ...

    The Szymczak Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Szymczak 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 20 March 2013 at 17:09.

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