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Zelawski Early Origins



The surname Zelawski was first found in West Prussia and Pomerelia, where the name emerged in mediaeval times as one of the notable families in the western region. From the 13th century onwards the surname was identified with the great social and economic evolution which made this territory a landmark contributor to the development of the nation.

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Zelawski Spelling Variations


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Zelawski Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Schokolukow, Zalakowski, Zaluskowski, Zelawski, Zelazkowski, Zelaskowsky, Zlotkowski, Szalawski, Szalawsky and many more.

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Zelawski Early History


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Zelawski Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Zelawski research. Another 141 words (10 lines of text) covering the years 1738 and 1638 are included under the topic Early Zelawski History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Zelawski Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Zelawski Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Zelawski 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:

Zelawski Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Ludwik Zelawski, aged 47, who emigrated to the United States from Belz, in 1906
  • Marcin Zelawski, aged 28, who landed in America from Pacanow, Russia, in 1907
  • Teofil Zelawski, aged 43, who emigrated to America from Rytwano, Russia, in 1907
  • Wasyl Zelawski, aged 18, who landed in America from Wysowa, Austria, in 1912

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. 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).
    2. Tarneller, Josef. Zur Namenkunde Tirolen Familiennamen. Bozen: Buchhandlung, 1923. Print.
    3. Bahlow, Hans and Edda Gentry. Translation Dictionary of German Names 2nd Edition. Madison: University of Wisconsin, 2002. Print.
    4. Bahlow, Hans. Abhandlungen zur Namenforschung und Buchgeschichte. 1980. Print. (ISBN 978-3768690522).
    5. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    6. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    7. Hildenbrand, A.M. Wappenfibel. Handbuch der Heraldik. Neustadt an der Aisch: 1970. Print.
    8. Göbel, Otto. Niederdeutsche Familiennamen der Gegenwart Wolfshagen-Schäbentz. Franz: Westphal, 1936. Print.
    9. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    10. Preuss, Otto. Die Lippischen Familiennamen mit Berücksichtigung der Ortsnamen. Detmold: Meyer'sche Hofbuchh, 1887. Print.
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    The Zelawski Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Zelawski 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 28 March 2014 at 13:30.

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