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Zavala Early Origins



The surname Zavala was first found in Silesia. The surname is a toponym for someone who came from Zawada or Zawady. Both are derived from the "zawada" which means "obstruction", "fortress", "obstacle" or "impediment" as in the toponyms Zawada and Zawady. Today, there are numerous places named Zawada and Zawady throughout modern-day Poland.

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Zavala Spelling Variations


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Zavala Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Zawadsky, Zawadski, Zavadsky, Zawadzki, Zawada, Zawadowski, Zawadowsky, Sawadsky, Sawatsky, Sawatski, Sawatzky, Sawatzki, Zawatsky, Zawatzki and many more.

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Zavala Early History


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Zavala Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Zavala research. Another 47 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Zavala History 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:

Zavala Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Lorenzo De, Zavala Jr., who arrived in Texas in 1835 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • Manuel A Zavala, who landed in Puerto Rico in 1852 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • Pedro Zavala, who arrived in Puerto Rico in 1893 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)

Zavala Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Andela Zavala, aged 10, who landed in America from Wichalkovia, Silesia, in 1906
  • Adela Zavala, aged 35, who settled in America from Lugano, Switerland, in 1910
  • Antonio Zavala, aged 36, who emigrated to the United States, in 1924

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Contemporary Notables of the name Zavala (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Zavala (post 1700)



  • Ernesto Zavala (b. 1972), Mexican-American professional boxer
  • Adina Emilia De Zavala (1861-1955), American teacher, historian and preservationist of Texas history
  • Carlos Zavala, retired Mexican-American soccer midfielder
  • Bishop Gabino Zavala (b. 1951), retired American auxiliary bishop of the Archdiocese of Los Angeles
  • Jimmy 'Z' Zavala, American musician
  • Cedric Bixler Zavala (b. 1974), Grammy Award-winning Mexican-American musician
  • Lorenzo de Zavala (1788-1836), American politician, Delegate to Texas Consultation of 1835 from District of Harrisburg, 1835; Delegate to Texas Republic Republic constitutional convention from District of Harrisburg, 1836 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, December 10) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Patricio Alberto Chávez Závala, Ecuadorian diplomat
  • Domingo Felipe Maza Zavala (1922-2010), Venezuelan economist
  • America Vera Zavala (b. 1976), Swedish politician and political writer
  • ... (Another 6 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Citations


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  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  2. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, December 10) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

Other References

  1. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmachers Wappenbuch. München, Battenberg: 1975. Print.
  2. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
  3. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmacher's Grosses Wappenbuch 35 Volumes. Germany: Bauer & Raspe. Print.
  4. Jones, George F. The Germans of Colonial Georgia 1733-1783 Revised edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0806311614).
  5. Brechenmacher, Josef Karlmann. Deutches Namenbuch. Stuttgart: Verlag von Adolf Bonz & Comp, 1928. Print.
  6. Göbel, Otto. Niederdeutsche Familiennamen der Gegenwart Wolfshagen-Schäbentz. Franz: Westphal, 1936. Print.
  7. 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).
  8. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
  9. Neubecker, Ottfried. Wappen-Bilder-Lexikon der bürgerlichen Geschlechter Deutschlands, Oesterreichs und der Schweiz. Battenberg, München: 1985. Print.
  10. Hildenbrand, A.M. Wappenfibel. Handbuch der Heraldik. Neustadt an der Aisch: 1970. Print.
  11. ...

The Zavala Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Zavala 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.

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