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Sticky: THE MEANING OF YOUR POLISH LAST NAME, SURNAME?   2   3   4   ...   135   136
4,078 - The well-born Czachorskis belonged to two separate noble lines: Abdank and Korab. Foir more information on the surname and its herladic...

GenealogyPolonius3 - May 29, 2008
Polonius3
Yesterday
Sticky: All Future Polish Genealogy Researchers ***** Please Read before you start a thread   2
36 - Oh come on get real, First of all I do not claim that only Poland suffered that what delaph said;...

GenealogyPatrycja19 - Mar 7, 2012
Ironside
Nov 14, 2013
Sticky: Poland Genealogy Resources   2   3   4   5
123 - Here's another Polish website which has digital images online. It covers different areas. http://www.agad.gov.pl/inwentarze/testy.html

GenealogyPatrycja19 - Nov 10, 2006
maksym
Aug 3, 2013
Adopted from Poland; trying to find my biological parents   2
38 - I helped my friend to find her biological parents in Poland. The best way to start it is to obtain your...

Genealogyedward22 - Dec 3, 2008
fromPoland
04:40pm
Where in Poland is the town of Laka?
20 - For the Tomaskas family....my grandparents also originally immigrated from Swilcza Poland and settled in Chester PA. My grandmother also worked as...

GenealogyEllie - Jan 12, 2010
tucson sandi
12:20am
Are Poles mixed with Mongols, Turks, and Tatars?
17 - you are an idiot sir...when was Poland ever occupated by mongols? only 1 invasion few month short in 13...

Genealogyweaverwarrior12 - Aug 12, 2013
gregy741
Aug 30, 2014
Any one know anything of Koss?
9 - Yes, and the ones with Polish ancestry call themselves Germans now.

GenealogySpot - Sep 10, 2006
TheOther
Aug 29, 2014
Easy way to find out which Polish coat of arm/Clan you belong to.   2
32 - The legend surrounding the emergence of the Szaława clan and heraldic device goes as follows. In around 988 AD, Vladimir the...

GenealogyDavid_18 - Feb 15, 2009
Polonius3
Aug 29, 2014
Searching Polish relatives of the Berezowki family, Tarnopol
2 - I found the baptismal entry online for Andrej (1893) and also his brother Michael (1890) These records...

Genealogyteriberi - Aug 24, 2014
maksym
Aug 29, 2014
Looking for Ania from Pod Jaszczurami Krakow on Saturday night.
4 - OK you're right. I like her. We had a connection and had real empathy for each other. That's why I want...

GenealogyJimFoster - Aug 28, 2014
JimFoster
Aug 28, 2014
Does your last name end in CKI not SKI   2
52 - Hark, P3, you are the man, dude, I didn't know that. keep a good job

Genealogybtb1060 - Oct 15, 2007
Mazovia
Aug 28, 2014
Surnames, Moskal, Zoltek, Sudol, Starzec, Los, Gil, Cieryt
11 - SUDOL: short for Old Polish suchodół (dry ravine) STARZEC: old man, oldtimer MOSKAL: Muscovite ŻÓŁTEK: yellow-skinned GIL:...

Genealogylecount1973 - Oct 16, 2009
Polonius3
Aug 27, 2014
Looking for my friend Lydia Gaweshkwa from Wisla
2 - Perhaps it was GAŁECZKA? The spelling you gave looks as though he heard the name pronounced but never saw it in...

GenealogySabino - Aug 27, 2014
Polonius3
Aug 27, 2014
Does anyone have any relatives who served with 1st Polish Armoured Division (Gen. Maczek)   2   3   4   ...   8   9
252 - They told me that they do not have all of their records but it is is still worth a try.

GenealogyPeter - Mar 31, 2007
John250
Aug 25, 2014
Baranowo Parish Records after 1902
6 - GRZEGORCZYK: root-word Grzegorz (Gregory); patronymic nick equivalent to Greggson or McGregor. KRONENBERG: German for Crown Mountain; mainly used by Germans...

Genealogypaulsoncall - Apr 22, 2013
Polonius3
Aug 25, 2014
POLISH NOBILITY NAMES IN -SKIi   2   3
64 - correction: should be: Just in Ukraine 200,000 Polish families names governed 2,000,000 peasant families. The vast numbers of population, will by...

GenealogyPolonius3 - Jul 9, 2008
roamingfree
Aug 24, 2014
Is there a list of names of who was in Anders army?
9 - My mother from Lida (Poland) was a Red Cross nurse in 1939 - captured & sent to Pocma Labour Camp on...

Genealogytessapilipczuk - Jan 20, 2007
JenLozLit
Aug 24, 2014
Unanswered Polish names requests - anyone have information on the following?
16 - PAZDYK: probably derived from paździerz - the woody stems of the hemp and flax plants; now pressed togetehr to form fibre...

GenealogyPolskaDoll - Mar 7, 2010
Polonius3
Aug 22, 2014
Looking for my family's Polish name- any army list of soldiers?
6 - I am looking for my father he was a captain in the polish army he was captured and brought to England....

Genealogybigre 50 - Nov 4, 2013
coleio
Aug 20, 2014
Are my Ancestors English?
5 - SOT: Several hundred people in Poland sign themselves Sot. It may have come from the Old Polish verb sotać (to fray,...

GenealogyhsJDOIGDAG - Aug 19, 2014
Polonius3
Aug 20, 2014
Searching for the "Rebe" family, and the "Scaz" family
3 - Thanks you both. I have a lot more information and I have managed to assemble a respectable family tree. I'm...

GenealogyRotemSagi - Aug 18, 2014
RotemSagi
Aug 19, 2014
Length of time to receive confirmation of Polish Citizenship
15 - Merged: Notification of citizenship, how long does it take for written confirmation after it's been granted? Thanks to this...

Genealogypatjoz - Jun 29, 2010
grspring
Aug 19, 2014
Visit to Suwalki - Maximowicz, Ziezulewicz, Siemak, Jablowska, Gorka, and other surnames
2 - MAKSYMOWICZ: patronymic nick from Maksym, short for Maksymilian, ZIEZULEWICZ: patronymic nick for the son of Zezula (a peasant dialectal term...

GenealogyMiagrabu - Aug 19, 2014
Polonius3
Aug 19, 2014
Family History Search: Anton Kulchinski, b. 5 Apr 1845 (E. Prussia, Germany or Poland) to America 1878.
4 - For additional information please contact: research60@gmail.com

Genealogynansfamily1 - Aug 10, 2014
Polonius3
Aug 18, 2014
Searching for paternal family Wyszynski,
3 - contact: research60@gmail.com

GenealogyvomLomza - Aug 15, 2014
Polonius3
Aug 17, 2014
Information required on Szczygielski and Markiewicz families
2 - MARKIEWICZ - 10 coats of arms SZCZYGIELSKI - 2 coats of arms

GenealogyvomLomza - Aug 15, 2014
Polonius3
Aug 17, 2014
Searching for maternal family Gurkowski / Gorkowski
2 - GÓRKOWSKI - 1 coat of arms GÓRECKI - 14 coats of arms LASKOWSKI - 12 coats of arms

GenealogyvomLomza - Aug 15, 2014
Polonius3
Aug 17, 2014
Buczenski, Ostrowski and Matysiak. Discovering village/parish family came from?
4 - SZCZECH: Probably originally Sczech (z Czech = from Bohemia); possibly also pet form of Szczepan. BUCZEŃSKI: root-word probably buk...

GenealogyLizzyAllen - Feb 27, 2012
Polonius3
Aug 16, 2014
Help with ancestry...Trzynka
10 - Hi Hillary, sorry for the delay, do you have any info you could provide. I've traced back to Max's father...

Genealogybriwin673 - Mar 10, 2010
briwin673
Aug 16, 2014
Sochowski-Kosakiewicz family search
10 - Around 1920 my great grandmother was sent with seven of the fourteen or fifteen children in her family to America, and...

Genealogydonmar - May 23, 2010
JMComer
Aug 16, 2014
Looking for information on the Pajka family from Ostroleka
7 - PAJKA: diminutive of Old Polish paja (yap, trap,snout - pejorative or humorous for mouth); in modern Polish - mordka, pyszczyk).

Genealogykateybrown - Jul 9, 2012
Polonius3
Aug 14, 2014
Powązki Cemetery, Warsaw - airman Stanisław Płachcinski
7 - Belated thanks for all the answers - I've been going to his grave for some time now - and sending photos...

GenealogyVarsovian - Oct 23, 2011
Varsovian
Aug 11, 2014
Do you think all Slavs are white?   2   3   4   5   6
166 - Strage but I've always considered Polish people as Western European =) Here in Sweden I can't see any difference between typical...

Genealogyslavia - Dec 13, 2010
johannschumache
Aug 9, 2014
Jerzy Jasion - please help me find my best friend
13 - Thank you to everyone who has tried to help a very kind man has tried ringing the number for me I...

Genealogyrachelbah - Aug 7, 2014
rachelbah
Aug 7, 2014
Why are some Polish people dark complected,and others very light   2   3   4   ...   11   12
359 - Poland was a mixing pot. We polish are Slavs plain and simple. But our old commonwealth was very diverse. Jews, Tatars,...

GenealogyMyatska - Feb 25, 2007
Eliseusz
Aug 5, 2014
Wojcik, Zielinski, Markiewicz - meaning of symbols found in surname crests/coat of arms
8 - Just in case you are interested this is the title Sarmations avars and maygars in poland, Lithuania, Croatia Albania and Bulgaria....

Genealogybjmahan - Feb 18, 2013
Eliseusz
Aug 5, 2014
Do I look Polish? (my picture)   2   3   4
105 - You being a Finn would make sense to me, because it explains how you could fit into such a wide range...

GenealogyTheJunglist - Jul 16, 2012
Eliseusz
Aug 4, 2014
Mongolian the Golden Horde - do Poles have Mongolian ancestry?   2   3   4   5   6
161 - Ah, we are all a mix, some more some less. It's a good thing. Racial purity is a Nazi theme....

Genealogysjeffreys - Jul 22, 2008
Spirit
Aug 3, 2014
Jankowice Town - records   2   3
85 - hi im not into this ancestry all that much. but my sister is . my grandmothers name was anna miszuk ....

GenealogyKing Sobieski - Mar 14, 2007
wos
Aug 3, 2014
The typical Polish look, or all Eastern Europeans   2   3   4   ...   8   9
265 - As a pole I will be the first to tell you that when it comes to hair and eye colour, there...

GenealogyCatherine1011 - Sep 23, 2007
Eliseusz
Aug 3, 2014
Are Silesians people German/Germanic?
10 - It is important to note that many poles in Silesia are fully ethnic poles that were moved west by the soviets...

GenealogySlavicaleks - Jul 7, 2012
Eliseusz
Aug 3, 2014
Information required on how/where to search to find out my father's history
6 - Thanks for everyone's help so far. He went to Australia after the end of WWII. From what I have heard,...

Genealogyawoj21 - Jul 29, 2014
awoj21
Aug 3, 2014
Polish looks?   2   3   4   ...   46   47
1,385 - I am a polish male. I have to say while one cannot generalize the looks of us poles, I have to...

GenealogyHeySUNSHINE - Dec 3, 2007
Eliseusz
Aug 3, 2014
Looking for missing person (Arkadiusz Sobota / Marzena Helena Sobota)   2   3
78 - A norwegian lady has written about Sobota in a Norwegian news paper, seems he is trying to set up another business...

Genealogysanyseal - May 15, 2013
sanyseal
Aug 2, 2014
The Name "Aleksandr[i]a Alicja"-Significance?
2 - Oh okay. Thank you so much for answering my question.

GenealogyNickidewbear - Jul 31, 2014
Nickidewbear
Aug 1, 2014
I am looking for my family (Luszcz) who lived in Mielec, Poland.
2 - ŁUSZCZ: another name for szelążnik, a poisonous wild plant with yellow flowers; or from łuskać (to shell, hull), eg łuskać groch...

GenealogyDogkids - Aug 24, 2013
Polonius3
Jul 26, 2014
Why the escape in the 1800s ? Searching for my family roots.
14 - CHOCIMSKI: toponymic tag from the town of Chocim, now in Ukrainian-occupied SE Poland; Hurko coat of arms.. MILCZAREK or MIELCZAREK:...

Genealogysteveholdem - Dec 13, 2009
Polonius3
Jul 26, 2014
Tying to find old friend from Lubin, Poland
5 - Sorry, that's what I was searching for; not sure why I typed ( or spell checker 'corrected' it) that way. So...

GenealogyGuest - Jul 20, 2014
Mariomp
Jul 25, 2014
Create gene bank of Slavic people?
3 - SLAVIC PEOPLE Beauty of Slavic people

GenealogyVlad1234 - Apr 14, 2013
Crow
Jul 24, 2014
Searching for information about my great grandmother Zosia Cytryn
9 - Merged: Parents had same name (Ćytryń) but child had a different one (Hochhedlinger)? But I don't understand how Stanisław...

Genealogyariel sophia - Jul 20, 2014
ariel sophia
Jul 22, 2014
Can anyone help me prove two Pilakowski families are related?
1 - PILAKOWSKI: topo nick from one of two localities in Poland called Pilaki: Pilaki Małe in the Biała Podlaska area and Pilaki...

Genealogydiane betts - Jul 19, 2014
Polonius3
Jul 22, 2014
Trying to find information about my grandad (Emil Wink) and possible family from Warsaw
9 - I appreciate you all taking time to help. Thank you

Genealogydawkeyboy - Jul 19, 2014
dawkeyboy
Jul 21, 2014
Where did most Germans live in Poland in the 19th century?
26 - But it was finally done. Łódź, built as a New Town and the westernmost in the Russian Empire, put there for...

GenealogyZlataYK2 - Jul 13, 2014
jon357
Jul 21, 2014
Looking for family of Bobala and Cubek from Niebieszczany
10 - Looking for hendrik Czubek from Pionki he was in the polish army 1969-1971 with me

Genealogysouthern girl - Feb 19, 2012
thereal
Jul 21, 2014
Does anyone know any history about a royal eagle ring?
1 - I do know it was made out of gems I have been told the last surviving piece is a diamond that...

GenealogySunshine 21 - Jul 21, 2014
Sunshine 21
Jul 21, 2014
Looking for city of Siedlitz, Poland
18 - That ones the Siedlce near Warsaw, the one that's most likely.

Genealogypolish boy - Jul 18, 2014
jon357
Jul 20, 2014
Finding information about ancestors born in Vilnius
5 - It doesn't make much difference really. A lot of people in Germany have some distant Polish roots and vice versa....

GenealogyZlataYK2 - Feb 26, 2014
jon357
Jul 20, 2014
A parent born in Poland. Obtaining a Polish birth certificate?
3 - Hi In Poland, until 1945, were written two books born - one was for the registrar's office, one for the church....

Genealogyalekshun - Jan 31, 2013
ewap34
Jul 18, 2014
Need to find out the birth date of my Grandfather Konstanty Klimowski
2 - Hi there. Did your ancestor was born in Poland? The extent to which years? You know a lot about his...

Genealogydustytopazz - Jun 27, 2014
ewap34
Jul 18, 2014
Searching for Jurczynski
7 - Hi Zoe. Do you want to find your ancestors in Poland or living relatives? Who exactly are you looking? Ewa...

Genealogysearching84 - May 12, 2010
ewap34
Jul 18, 2014


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