Re: [S-R] Surname Seykota
- Perhaps it is Sejakova, or Sejc^ova. These are common names and found in the
Czech Republic and Slovakia.
> I am new to the group and my father's side of the family was Czech. I
> want to learn the language and research my ancestors. I don't know
> anything about them as my Mom was never married to them but I am
> trying to find someone who knows something about my Surname. I also
> want to find out what my great-grandmother's name was before she got
> married. My father didn't know anything about the family before they
> came to America so no help there.
> >From what I have researched, the o-t-a in Seykota is not a common
> ending. Is it for sure a Czech name? Also I don't know if the "y" was
> added when they came to America but there is a Czech name Sekota, the
> closest match I have found. Has anyone ever heard of my Surname? If
> it is Americanized does anyone have a clue as to what it was when
> they lived in Czechoslovakia? Was it spelled Szekota maybe?
> Birth records indicate that they settled in Indiana and Iowa. They
> came from Northern Moravia but I don't know what town or village. I
> don't know where they went first, all I know is they settled in the
> early 1900's. My grandparents died a long time ago so I can't ask
> them either. I am interested in finding out about my ancestors before
> they came to America.
> Please email me if anybody knows anything. Thank you.