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This surname Traby comes from a place name where the original bearer of the name would have resided. The roots of this name are the Polish word "sad," which means "orchard," and the possessive suffix "ow." There are many towns in Poland that have names built from these roots. The bear of the name Traby would have originally been from one of those towns.

Traby Early Origins



The surname Traby 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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Traby Spelling Variations


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Traby Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Sadkowski, Sadlowski, Zadkowski, Zadlowski, Sadowski, Sadowsky, Sadownik, Sadovski, Sadovnik, Sadowsky, Sadovnikov, Sadovshchikov and many more.

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Traby Early History


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Traby Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Traby research. Another 259 words (18 lines of text) covering the years 1624, 1422, 1624 and 1422 are included under the topic Early Traby History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Traby Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Traby Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 31 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Traby Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Stanislaus Sadowski, who arrived at Jamestown, Virginia, in 1608; Adalbert Sadowski, who arrived in Allegeny County, Pa., in 1875; Bolesland Sadowski, 6, who arrived in Baltimore in 1893.

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Citations



    Other References

    1. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    2. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    3. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    4. Sanford, George. Historical Dictionary of Poland. Poland: Scarecrow Press, 2003. Print.
    5. Beider, Alexander. A Dictionary of Jewish Surnames from the Kingdom of Poland. Teaneck, New Jersey: Avotaynu, 1996. Print. (ISBN 0-9626373-9-4).
    6. Tobler-Meyer, Wilhelm. Familiennamen der Ostschweiz. Zürich: 1894. Print.
    7. Stupnicki, H. Herbarz Polski Polish Armorial, 2 Volumes. London: Figaro Press, 1963. Print.
    8. Jones, Stephen. The History of Poland: From Its Origin as a Nation to the Year 1795. London: Vernor and Hood, 1795. Print.
    9. Hoffman, William F. Polish Surnames: Origins and Meanings. 2nd Ed. Chicago: Polish Genealogical Society of America, 1997. Print. (ISBN 0-924207-04-3).
    10. Colletta, John P. They Came in Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
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    The Traby Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Traby 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 4 November 2014 at 13:41.

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