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This surname Truby 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 Truby would have originally been from one of those towns.

Truby Early Origins



The surname Truby 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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Truby Spelling Variations


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Truby 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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Truby Early History


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Truby Early History



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

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Truby Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Truby Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 31 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Truby 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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Contemporary Notables of the name Truby (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Truby (post 1700)



  • Jason Truby (b. 1973), American lead guitarist and founder of the Christian metal band Living Sacrifice
  • Harry Garvin Truby (1870-1953), American Major League Baseball infielder whop played in the late 1800s
  • Christopher John Truby (b. 1973), American Major League Baseball third baseman from Palm Springs, California

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Hoffman, William F. Polish Surnames: Origins and Meanings. 2nd Ed. Chicago: Polish Genealogical Society of America, 1997. Print. (ISBN 0-924207-04-3).
    2. White, Davis, and S. Jeanne. People of Polonia: The 1910 Census ward Two--Baltimore City Maryland, Part1. Baltimore, MD: Historyk Press, 1994. Print.
    3. Niesiecki, Kasper. Herbarz Polski Polish Armorial, 10 Volumes. Lipsk: Breitkopf & Härtel, 1839. Print.
    4. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Co., 1976. Print.
    5. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Harper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    6. Kapff, Rudolf. Schwäbische Geschlechtsnamen. Stuttgart: Verlag Silberburg, 1927. Print.
    7. Oswald, G. Lexicon der Heraldik. Leipzig: 1984. Print.
    8. Tobler-Meyer, Wilhelm. Familiennamen der Ostschweiz. Zürich: 1894. Print.
    9. Colletta, John P. They Came in Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    10. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
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    The Truby Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Truby 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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