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Szymkiewicz Early Origins



The surname Szymkiewicz was first found in Lemberg (Lwow,) a province of Poland. It is bounded by Lublin, Cracow, Tarnopol and Stanislawow. The main cities are those of Lemberg, Prezymysl, Drohobycz, Rzeszow, Jaraslow, Sambor and Sanock. The town of Lemberg was an important trading post with the east. While Polish represents the majority of its peoples there is also a major Ukrainian representation. 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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Szymkiewicz Spelling Variations


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Szymkiewicz Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Szymkowicz, Szymkiewicz, Szymonowicz, Szymkowski, Szymkoswsky, Szymkowitzky and many more.

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Szymkiewicz Early History


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Szymkiewicz Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Szymkiewicz research. Another 183 words (13 lines of text) covering the years 1555, 1580, 1601, 1629, 1672 and 1697 are included under the topic Early Szymkiewicz History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Szymkiewicz Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Szymkiewicz Early Notables (pre 1700)



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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: Frank Szymskowski, who applied for naturalization in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania in 1879; Vincentia Szymkowiak, who arrived in Baltimore in 1881; and John Szymkowiak, who was living in Maryland in 1910..

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Stupnicki, H. Herbarz Polski Polish Armorial, 2 Volumes. London: Figaro Press, 1963. Print.
    2. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    3. Holskins, Janina. Polish Genealogy and Heraldry An Introduction to Research. Washington: Library of Congress, 1987. Print.
    4. Boniecki, Adam. Szymon Konarski, and Artur . Herbarz Polski Polish Armorial, 16 Volumes. Poland: Wydawnictwa Artystyczne i Filmowe, 1907. Print.
    5. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    6. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Co., 1976. Print.
    7. Gritzner, M. Handbuch der heraldischen Terminologie in zwölf Zungen. Nürnberg: 1890. Print.
    8. Hollowak, Thomas L. Polish Heads of Household in Maryland: An Index to the 1910 Census. Wesminister MD: Family Line Publications, 1990. Print.
    9. Kapff, Rudolf. Schwäbische Geschlechtsnamen. Stuttgart: Verlag Silberburg, 1927. Print.
    10. Niesiecki, Kasper. Herbarz Polski Polish Armorial, 10 Volumes. Lipsk: Breitkopf & Härtel, 1839. Print.
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    The Szymkiewicz Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Szymkiewicz 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 14 January 2014 at 11:04.

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