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Sticky: THE MEANING OF YOUR POLISH LAST NAME, SURNAME?   2   3   4   ...   124   125
3,734 - SZADOKIERSKI/SZADYKIERSKI: of toponymic origin, traceable to the village of Szadykierz in WIelkopolska voivodship. Fewer than three dozen users. One noble...

GenealogyPolonius3 - 29 May 2008
Polonius3
07:32
Sticky: Poland Genealogy Resources   2   3   4
109 - Merged: Genealogy - Poland - Galicia - Rzeszow - Mielec I have a lot of data on...

GenealogyPatrycja19 - 10 Nov 2006
galicia_poland
10 Jun 2015
Sticky: All Future Polish Genealogy Researchers: Please Read before you start a thread   2
42 - Please contact me on PM.

GenealogyPatrycja19 - 7 Mar 2012
Polonius3
4 Jun 2015
WHERE IS JNEJANOW?
3 - Uniejów. Janów (Podlaski)? Is there anything about the person which could give a clue?

GenealogyHelenaWojtczak - 13:16
jon357
14:37
Wojtczak family from Poland - Need translation genealogy docs please
27 - I don't know any other meaning of 'palacz' like this connected with fire and smoke (of course not the cigarette...

GenealogyHelenaWojtczak - 27 Jul 2015
Looker
14:10
ROMANOWSKI HISTORY
14 - You must mean 1869. ROMANOWSKI: a popular Polish surname most likely traceable to any of several dozen localities called Romanowo,...

GenealogyBARBARA NEGRI - 25 Jan 2011
Polonius3
05:02
OLD POLISH CHURCHES (Catholic Church in Krostkowo in 1875)
4 - Hello, Can you tell us anything about this church in Krostkowo. Does it still exist? Is it still an active parish?...

Genealogycarolonpark - 3 May 2013
Grochowski_M
2 Aug 2015
Katyn/Starobielsk family survivors in Oz?
12 - to the mod watching this, I was able to find the site again despite the mix up in the previous posting....

GenealogyTatiana - 16 Feb 2009
gjene
2 Aug 2015
Do you think all Slavs are white?   2   3   4   5   6
169 - Merged: Are all Slavs genetically related? Do all slavs descend from 1 common ancestrial group off people , i...

Genealogyslavia - 13 Dec 2010
Zamroz
2 Aug 2015
Polish equivalent of "Jessie"?
25 - pl.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jesse_%28imi%C4%99%29 Read Yesseh.

Genealogytiamatgreen - 16 Jun 2010
Malopolanin
1 Aug 2015
Tristyn - Polish version of my Celtic name?
7 - Tycjan is a male name that is a diminutive form of the name Titus, of Ancient Roman, and probably pre-Roman...

GenealogyTristyn - 30 Jul 2015
DominicB
1 Aug 2015
Do I look Polish? (my picture)   2   3   4   5
142 - Thanks Roger. I came from a region which has been ethnically mixed for decades if not centuries. The Bukovyna or Bucovina...

GenealogyTheJunglist - 16 Jul 2012
rvd1989
31 Jul 2015
Unanswered Polish names requests - anyone have information on the following?
20 - Of course this is highly speculative, but it may go back to the Old High German root "wig" which had to...

GenealogyPolskaDoll - 7 Mar 2010
Polonius3
30 Jul 2015
How many Poles have Scottish ancestry?
4 - There's a facebook page dedicated to this if you're on facebook, facebook.com/ScotlandPoland

GenealogyGuto - 29 Jul 2015
4gtpsword
29 Jul 2015
How to find a person in Poland?   2   3   4   ...   10   11
312 - If such person is using Facebook, Twitter, Instagram or some online dating sites, then you may try the NameTag (nametag.ws) -...

GenealogyBeata - 15 Aug 2006
Looker
29 Jul 2015
Trying to find information on my great grandfather (Antoni)
5 - The research I have done suggest with a couple variations it is a common type of name. Even though at...

GenealogyHRV - 27 Jul 2015
HRV
27 Jul 2015
Jan Kyć from Adamówka, Poland - Military Document Information
14 - Dear Sta¶ I recognized the picture of my great grandfather Jan and another picture of my grandfather Kazimierz. Kazimierz...

Genealogysingingfalls - 24 Feb 2015
Guest
25 Jul 2015
Looking for Kulczycki family from Turza Slaska, Poland
11 - Merged: up date kulczycki family in turza slaska Ok this is the information I have so far. I hope...

Genealogypeterkulczycki - 29 Mar 2012
peter kulczycki
23 Jul 2015
How do you find relatives in Poland?   2   3
88 - Looking for info on the concentration of familys of 'Boyer/Bojar/Borjar/ or the versions Bojarwicz/Bojarwiez ??? round possibly Southeast and...

GenealogyGuest - 16 Jun 2006
dsS
23 Jul 2015
I don't know what my Polish birth name was as we were never given spelling
9 - 'czyk' is more Polish however the borders have been fluid and people moved. This means that 'czek' and 'czuk' are also...

Genealogyryouga - 22 Jul 2015
jon357
22 Jul 2015
Gleesau apud Posen, Polonia Silesia   2
42 - Ok, just wanted to thank everyone for the discussion it was enlightening. Particularly interesting as I was recently doing another...

GenealogyBobocra - 19 Jul 2015
Bobocra
22 Jul 2015
I am of Polish descent (i am something called kashoop). Kaszub, Kashubian?
17 - The original Polish spelling was probably Zieleniecki. The root-word is "ziel-" which can refer to herbs or the colour green....

Genealogydaveschawitsch - 2 May 2012
Polonius3
22 Jul 2015
LINDNER - Researching Polish ancestors in Curitiba (Brazil)
2 - I don't know if Lindner is a popular surname in Brasil, but I see quite a few people with this name...

GenealogyMonicaL. - 21 Jul 2015
Looker
21 Jul 2015
Huminsky last name - I would appreciate any info
9 - CHUMIŃSKI: Polonised version of Eastern Huminskiy, from Eastern Orhtodox igumen/ihumen - the head of a monastery; equivalent of Catholic prior;...

GenealogyNathan - 9 Sep 2010
Polonius3
21 Jul 2015
Prussian town/ village named for a General (Czischki?)
8 - Thanks for the help though, Im running the example names with my mother to see if any ring a bell, she...

GenealogyCrystal52 - 20 Jul 2015
Crystal52
21 Jul 2015
Polish first/given/Christian names
2 - Thank you - this is interesting and handy.

GenealogyPolonius3 - 20 Jul 2015
Polsyr
20 Jul 2015
Are the origins of Bernatowicz French?
14 - "lol"! Basque, Armenian!!!!!!!!!!! Next? In fact, it could be anything. Best would be to ask among members of...

Genealogyfbernatowicz - 14 Jul 2015
InPolska
19 Jul 2015
Nailing Marriage Documents To Doors In Augustów, Poland?
5 - Okay. Thank you for the info. Incidentally, now I wonder how my family left the Pale and were able to get...

GenealogyNickidewbear - 16 Jul 2015
Nickidewbear
18 Jul 2015
Common surnames in Poland NOT of Polish origin ?   2
51 - I have a couple examples: Bernatowicz - 'Bernat-' is a polonised form of 'Bernhard'. I'm from Poland, this is my...

GenealogySlavicaleks - 11 Jul 2012
Uwstlum
18 Jul 2015
Kosakiewicz family / Sochowski
27 - Witam, nazywam sie Katarzyna Sochowska, moj dziadek to Jan Sochowski mieszkal w Stezycy Nadwieprzanskiej w Polsce. Z moja babcia ozenil sie...

Genealogyjoekosakiewicz - 9 Mar 2009
K. Sochowska
18 Jul 2015
My grandmother's last name was Krolik, is this name Jewish?   2   3
64 - KRÓLIK: Polish for rabbit; pronounced KROO-leek); could have been a name used by Polish Jews, since any Polish name can...

GenealogyMarina1989 - 19 Feb 2014
Polonius3
17 Jul 2015
Looking for people with the surname Legacki
5 - LEGACKI: adjective from legat (legate, envoy); probably a patronymic nick identifying the envoy's son. For more info please contact me....

Genealogyalaskan - 18 Apr 2013
Polonius3
16 Jul 2015
Rybinski surname; Seeking my Polish father 26 years later - from New Zealand
9 - I wrote to you. I believe you can reply.

Genealogynewzealandgirl - 15 Jul 2015
Polsyr
15 Jul 2015
Manko, Federowicz, Baszczek, Zatwarnicka. Family history mystery.
30 - Helena and Stanislawa Federowicz (Helen and Stanley Fredericks) are my paternal grandparents. I did not think there were any of the...

GenealogyTrevor - 30 Dec 2009
Glassangel
14 Jul 2015
Seeking relatives of Klepadlo family, originally from Brzeniny, Poland
7 - My name is grace arbuiso/maiden name grazyna supinski. I am your father's les first cousin. Your grandmother Anna was my father's...

Genealogyneferterit1 - 8 Sep 2012
supinski
13 Jul 2015
Wojcik, Zielinski, Markiewicz - meaning of symbols found in surname crests/coat of arms
10 - You should look up Countess Markiewicz the Irish patriot, you might find it interesting. Her name was Constance Gore-Booth, she was...

Genealogybjmahan - 18 Feb 2013
Atch
12 Jul 2015
Do I have any Polish physical traits?   2
36 - @Nathans Let me spell it out for you. I found it offensive that by "Polish trait," from all the possible...

GenealogyMark Layhee - 2 Jul 2015
Y12$
11 Jul 2015
Polish Gypsy Roots & Roma ancestors in their families   2   3   4   5   6
175 - I agree with you there's a lot of fat lazy white and indigenous peoples in UK,Europe and Australia who don't want...

GenealogyGuest - 3 Jun 2006
Sandi Mac
10 Jul 2015
Duzen, Litwin, Koss, Furtas, Buraszewski, Jahemiak; are these surnames Polish or Jewish?
2 - They have a Jewish ring to it. Koss (with double 'ss') looks more German (in Polish it would just be 'Kos')....

GenealogyJagielski68 - 8 Jul 2015
Nathans
9 Jul 2015
Michael Slotwinsky & Yuska Opleta - Galicia, Ukraine
4 - Rudolph Slotwinski is my grandfather. His parents came to the United States from Poland in 1913.

GenealogyPLS14 - 18 Jun 2012
Slotwinski
7 Jul 2015
Bensch, Zingel - Long lost German/Polish relatives
2 - When looking for ancestors in former German territories, always use the German place names for research before WW2. ...

Genealogyallieeritter - 7 Jul 2015
TheOther
7 Jul 2015
Crest and the meaning of last name Sumski
16 - SUMSKI: probably a surname of toponymic origin from several localities called Sumy (catfish), now in Ukraine and Belarus. No coat of...

Genealogytlckrsum - 3 Feb 2011
Polonius3
5 Jul 2015
Does anyone have any relatives who served with 1st Polish Armoured Division (Gen. Maczek)   2   3   4   ...   8   9
246 - Photos of my father based in Scotland. Sadly no longer with us. Served under Maczek.

GenealogyPeter - 31 Mar 2007
Sue1926
5 Jul 2015
H.F. Glade sailing from Bremmerhaven, Germany to Honolulu, HI 1897 & 1892 Galicians
7 - Ahoi Mr. Sagewitz, Ahoi mister legend joke, I think between your page 1 and page 2 a side with...

Genealogysagewiz - 10 Oct 2013
MateGlade
2 Jul 2015
Slavs are descendants of Sarmatians?   2   3   4
117 - Did I say "three tribes of Slavs"? No, I said there were "three groups of Slavs". Within each of...

GenealogyOgien - 1 Feb 2011
Ziemowit
2 Jul 2015
Stanislaw (Jan) Czternastek & Bronislaw Wydrowski - searching info on Polish War Pilots   2
42 - Hi, Stanislaw Czternastek was a cousin of my grandmother. She died last year, but I have an uncle, who lives in...

GenealogyBernie2 - 26 Aug 2013
Guest
1 Jul 2015
Banaszak - help contacting possible relatives in Poland
7 - It's just this what you wrote: And it clearly suggested for me that it may be that Piotrowo near Poznan....

Genealogyshoorty777 - 29 Jun 2015
Looker
30 Jun 2015
Trying to find Polish decendants from my grandparents
2 - Some name spelling correction which may help with your search: Weronika Głogowska Szaliński Grudzi±dz, Kalinkowa Street -...

Genealogyyvon - 28 Jun 2015
Looker
28 Jun 2015
Zawadinsky family tree, Rawicz descendants from Poland
19 - Anyone related ?

Genealogyrawicz - 9 Jun 2015
rawicz
25 Jun 2015
Are Bavarians by any chance, related to the Polish people?
30 - Supposedly Croatians come from Poland. In Croatia, you have German influenced Croatians, Italian influenced Croatians, and straight up Slavic Croatians, amongst...

GenealogyUnknownPolan - 14 Nov 2010
PAFL Fan 1
24 Jun 2015
Gliwa COA doesn't appear anywhere. Polish coat of arms and other info to verify the family clan.
4 - No Gliwa ever held membership of a szlachta (gentry) clan and therefore no coat of arms accompanies that surname. But...

Genealogycbear85 - 22 Jun 2015
Polonius3
24 Jun 2015
Felix Rawisinski from Lodz
5 - Rawisiński family apparently comes from Bolesławiec in ŁódĽ District. They were my family also. TomBella, please contact me, I would try...

GenealogyTomBella - 27 Aug 2012
Vrsovici
23 Jun 2015
Marriage of Anna Szymczak and Thomas Nawalany
2 - Do you remember what have you found at that time? The exact names of Thomas Nawalany and Anna Szymczak in one...

Genealogymimm746 - 15 Jun 2015
Looker
23 Jun 2015
Great Grandfather - Leon Kulikowski - was shot by Bolsheviks in 1919
2 - Yes, Olchowiec is presently a village in Ukraine - the Lviv region. It's a pity, that's no full article available, maybe...

GenealogyGuest - 14 Jun 2015
Looker
20 Jun 2015
Surname origins of Kantynowna
4 - I should note on the PTG Pomorskie Towarzystwo Genealogiczne records, they have it spelled at Kantynowna, however in a family tree...

Genealogyjtoml3 - 19 Jun 2015
jtoml3
20 Jun 2015
Wisniewski name research
9 - WI¦NIEWSKI: root-word wi¶nia (cherry, cherry-tree); originated as a toponymic nickname from several localities in Poland called Wi¶niew and Wi¶niewo.

GenealogyDrCherry - 20 Oct 2006
Polonius3
17 Jun 2015
Duda Family
19 - Hi! I'm from Armenia, and my grandma's surname was Duda. As far as I know she came from Poland.

GenealogyRudy5 - 6 Jun 2012
Lusine
16 Jun 2015
Skorupodski / Golwick - Were my Polish ancestors Jewish?
9 - Ziemowit, you're absolutely right: there could be many other reasons for the name change. I just mentioned one: forced polonization...

GenealogyMaryJ - 8 Sep 2013
TheOther
14 Jun 2015
Looking for my real family - Respondek, Górecka - from Chorzów
3 - Łoozing for my real mom name is agnieszka bogumla gorecka

Genealogy99Poland - 22 Apr 2014
00Poland
12 Jun 2015
Looking for information on family name TOBICZYK
15 - TOBICZYK: root-word first name Tobiasz. Tobiczyk originated as a patronymic nickname to indicate Toby's son.

Genealogykatrinakitty52 - 19 Feb 2007
Polonius3
11 Jun 2015


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