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Meaning & History

von Sydow is a German and Swedish noble family from Pomerania, an area in modern day Poland and Germany. Some members of the family immigrated to Sweden in 1724. The name literary means "from Sydow". Notable bearers include Swedish actor Max von Sydow (born 1929) and politician Oscar von Sydow (1873-1936).
Added 8/29/2014 by Beautiful Victory