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Sticky: THE MEANING OF YOUR POLISH LAST NAME, SURNAME?   2   3   4   ...   120   121
3,629 - CZARNECKI: Root-word czarny (black); of toponymic origin tracing back to numerous localities called Czarna or Czarne. One of many surnames derived...

GenealogyPolonius3 - May 29 '08
Polonius3
Yesterday
Sticky: All Future Polish Genealogy Researchers ***** Please Read before you start a thread   2
41 - Merged: Thanks Polonius Thanks for the information Polonius, especially that about the Szymczaks. Now if I could only...

GenealogyPatrycja19 - Mar 7 '12
mimm746
Apr 12 '15
Sticky: Poland Genealogy Resources   2   3   4
103 - Merged: Polish births/deaths/marriage records? I'm curious to know when my two aunties died. They probably died in the 1990s....

GenealogyPatrycja19 - Nov 10 '06
HelenaWojtczak
Jan 31 '15
Do I look Polish? (my picture)   2   3   4   5
128 - Not sure if YOU did, Veles:-)

GenealogyTheJunglist - Jul 16 '12
Lyzko
Yesterday
Siennica, Pietrasze - looking for information about this town in Poland
3 - Thankyou jon357, i think it's one of those places you need to visit which i hope to do soon.

Genealogymarsh77 - Apr 16 '15
marsh77
Apr 16 '15
Surnames: Sierzputowski & Skrocki
15 - My husband's great grandmother was Paulina Sierzputowska. She was born in Poland in 1850. She married Karol Kwapiszewski and had...

Genealogyggeorge - Oct 18 '07
Alicefrombigd
Apr 16 '15
The typical Polish look, or all Eastern Europeans   2   3   4   ...   8   9
250 - Poles, furthermore, unlike Czechs, Croats or other Western and Southern Slavs, can sometimes have almost an Asiatic cast to their features,...

GenealogyCatherine1011 - Sep 23 '07
Lyzko
Apr 16 '15
Displaced Persons Camp   2
55 - I find this chapter of history fascinating. My mother spent over ten years in DP camps around Germany....

GenealogyTamar Edyta - Jun 22 '07
spiritus
Apr 15 '15
Obtaining Original Poznan Parish Records, Greater Poland archives?
9 - I am trying to locate some information on the Dabrowski Family. My grandfather came from Dlugoleka. His name was...

Genealogymelbel - May 28 '09
Andrejko
Apr 14 '15
Are Silesians people German/Germanic?   2   3   4
102 - In any case Silesian speech is either dialect of Polish language, or just another Slavic language. So, nothing Germanic in Silesia...

GenealogySlavicaleks - Jul 7 '12
Crow
Apr 13 '15
Is there a family crest for my surname of "Rukat"
12 - Hi Marian, I'd be interested to learn more about the Rukat history. How can I get in touch with you?

GenealogyJerome_buffalo - Jul 2 '12
comet
Apr 13 '15
Does anyone have any relatives who served with 1st Polish Armoured Division (Gen. Maczek)   2   3   4   ...   8   9
243 - zygmunt-sawicki.blog4ever.com/

GenealogyPeter - Mar 31 '07
gilles lapers
Apr 12 '15
Zofia Lakomic, Tadeusz Ryba. Looking for my mothers relatives
4 - Hi Kaz, realised I didn't give contact details. Drop me an email at justjodie5@hotmail.com

GenealogyKaz Ryba - Jan 7 '15
jo mac
Apr 12 '15
Searching for Kaszubowski family history.
2 - Kaszubowski surname may be connected with the Kashubian region located in the northern Poland - Kaszuby. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kashubia You may also...

Genealogyballynb - Jul 9 '13
Looker
Apr 9 '15
Great Uncles' military records (and medals?) He died in 1939/40.
2 - To gain access to archived data about your relative you need to provide documents which prove your degree of relatedness to...

Genealogygjene - Oct 29 '11
Looker
Apr 9 '15
How to find a person in Poland?   2   3   4   ...   10   11
303 - MARECKI: probably originated as a patronymic nick meaning "son of Marek" (Eng. Marcusson). Other patronymically derived surnames traceable to Marek would...

GenealogyBeata - Aug 15 '06
Polonius3
Apr 9 '15
Bernatowicz surname? (I am starting to wonder if anyone in my family was American?)   2   3
75 - Merged: LOOKING FOR RELATIVES!!! Hello! I would like to find my relatives: (My grandfather) Franek Bernatowicz Born:...

GenealogyAmerican Dudz - Oct 18 '13
Bernatowiczfil
Apr 8 '15
Maluchnik family (Margaret, Stanley, Anthony )
4 - MALUCHNIK: This looks to be a name of patronymic origin indicating an offspring of someone called Maluchny. Maluchny was derived from...

GenealogyLyn1982 - Oct 8 '14
Polonius3
Apr 8 '15
herb. Rawicz / Rawa and herb. Dolega
7 - thank you

Genealogythenewsreader - Apr 4 '15
thenewsreader
Apr 7 '15
Information required on Czaikowski family/Danzig?
5 - Oh...nk.pl is only inPolish so it's hard for me....and belive me, i tried facebook a lot 😃 but thx.

GenealogyCzaikowski - Apr 6 '15
Czaikowski
Apr 6 '15
In search of Walter Lesniczek
3 - Thanks for the feedback Pam. I actually have that obit already. Walter and Zophia never really talked much about their time...

Genealogycmontroy - Apr 6 '15
cmontroy
Apr 6 '15
Polish Aircrew in the UK (Tulinski)   2
47 - Hello Anna and Hanna, I am sorry I made a spelling mistake in my email it should be kasiatulinska@gmail.com

Genealogykarlt - Aug 19 '06
kasiatuli
Apr 6 '15
Ruzycki and Marciniuk families research
2 - Are you sure the first name reads: Ruzycki? It has probably derived from the Polish word 'róża' (rose). In Polish, such...

Genealogydelilah - Nov 12 '13
Tlum
Apr 5 '15
In search of information regarding surname URYGA
3 - URYGA: Probably derived from the Latin word auriga which meant charioteer. Since there weren't any Roman chariots in Old Poland, it...

GenealogyBuryga - Jul 29 '13
Polonius3
Apr 4 '15
Waclaw Oleksy - help with finding in Poland
2 - You may try to contact and ask other people with this name who are connected to Debica, and ask, maybe someone...

GenealogyIsaac1975 - Jul 31 '13
Looker
Apr 4 '15
Where Romana ('Roma') Wanda Rychter (nee Rudecka) may be buried?
2 - I tried to browse some online websites, but without luck. Just want to add, that she was born in Warsaw in...

Genealogyerika5 - Oct 17 '13
Looker
Apr 4 '15
Does anyone know any history about a royal eagle ring?
2 - I'm sure there are more such stories. This old jewelery was very beautiful and often had great value. Mostly these were...

GenealogySunshine 21 - Jul 21 '14
Looker
Apr 3 '15
Possible variants of Polish surname Switzijnck
6 - Here's a list of breweries from before 1945 that had German founders/owners: brauwesen-historisch.de/1945.html The German name Schwitzing and its...

Genealogysobieski - Mar 30 '15
TheOther
Apr 1 '15
Claiming WW2 medals for Polish father
22 - Hi bilWalker My father served on the ORP Blyskawica during WW2 he was in the...

Genealogypdv8 - Feb 24 '07
tibbsycat
Mar 30 '15
Adopted from Poland; trying to find my biological parents   2
56 - I am a lawyer based in Poland and would be able to help you with all the adoption inquiries and cases,...

Genealogyedward22 - Dec 3 '08
Polish lawyer
Mar 30 '15
How to find Polish friends without knowing their names?
3 - Merged: Help finding a family in Warsaw - I met them in Gran Canaria at the water park near Maspalomas...

Genealogytom de neef - Oct 2 '11
JonW
Mar 29 '15
Borysewicz (Borysiewicz?) family in Derewna, Osadnik?
6 - BORYSEWICZ/BORYSIEWICZ: This is a surname of clear-cut patronymic origin which originally meant "Boris' son".

GenealogyGraziaUSA - Sep 5 '14
Polonius3
Mar 29 '15
Polish & Prussian/German town name cross-reference.
12 - Prussians are German? Not at all. There were many nationalities living in Prussia. Western Prussia areas were inhabited by Slavs. In...

GenealogyKent - Apr 11 '08
Yuri Andropov
Mar 29 '15
Poland Heraldry and Nobility in names/families   2
55 - Merged: Genealogy and heraldry: closely linked.... Hi there! Thanks for accepting me into this forum. Considering how many people...

Genealogygenecps - Jul 2 '12
Disgruntled
Mar 27 '15
Zorniak, Cymbalko, Wienc, Matejko family history
4 - The downside of this is that no-one in Poland currently uses either the Stęczyca or Stęczycha surnames. That could mean that...

Genealogysblott - Mar 26 '15
Polonius3
Mar 27 '15
Funny Polish surnames   2
42 - Also currently used in Poland: SRAL SRAJEK CIPA CIPKA FIUT CYCEK MOCZYGĘBA CHUJEBA DUPKA PUPA GNOJEK SZCZYŃSKI

GenealogyPolonius3 - Jun 15 '10
Polonius3
Mar 27 '15
Looking for any and all information on Dabrowski/Dombrowski from Poland   2   3
79 - It's one of the most common names in Poland, used by hundreds of families that aren't at all related to each...

Genealogyvalpomike - Apr 21 '09
DominicB
Mar 26 '15
Looking for information regarding WW2 Polish Paratrooper Lt Stanislaw Slesicki from Ciechanow
2 - I think that maybe some information is mixed up here. It appears there are two people with that name...

GenealogyBILYNSKYJ - Mar 25 '15
pam
Mar 26 '15
Family of Michelowna
4 - I have finally found her - she has of course been using her married name. So it was a stroke of...

Genealogywildfirejc - Jul 8 '11
wildfirejc
Mar 25 '15
How would my surname Sharon be spelt in Polish?
7 - Sharonowski or you could try Sharoneusz.

GenealogyPas - Mar 23 '15
Ben Dover
Mar 25 '15
Szybkowski family information
5 - SZYBKOWSKI: root-word szybki (swift, fast) or szybka (little pane of glass). Like nearly all -owski ending surnames this probably originated...

GenealogySzybkowski - Nov 3 '13
Polonius3
Mar 24 '15
How to legally change your name in Poland?
7 - @thesipguy I once saw that you can change your name in Poland if its not Polish enough, does anyone know...

GenealogyAlex2013nv - Jan 2 '13
RubasznyRumcajs
Mar 24 '15
Are any of you from the Village of Niepla?
4 - It's not easy to get such data in Poland. I think it's because of the law on the Protection of Personal...

GenealogyDhyde121 - Mar 21 '15
Looker
Mar 22 '15
Where are birth records from Przewałka ( Bialystok Department ) held?
8 - Searching for birth , marriage & death records for Bialystok starting 1870-1901 family Karpowicz/Karpovitch -first names Israel, Benjamin, Chaim, Moiseij -...

Genealogyhania99 - Jan 27 '14
Gemini56
Mar 21 '15
Korab coat of arms?
6 - Nothing strange about roots in East Anglia. It is a CoA of English origin.

Genealogyfrtd23 - Feb 20 '11
Veles
Mar 21 '15
Does anyone know where the name Ciupa is derived from?
21 - My Ciupas are from the Galicia area and my Grandfather Jan Ciupa is listed as Austrian in some of his documents,...

Genealogypierogi1 - Dec 10 '10
Dhyde121
Mar 21 '15
surname Krawiec   2
36 - BOSYK: meaning the bare-footed guy was probably the original spelling of Bossick, which was respelt to make it sound more English....

GenealogyLrusch2 - Aug 6 '06
Polonius3
Mar 20 '15
Domkoski or Dabkowski - In search of my Grandfather's history
21 - I will talk to my Mum today and see what she knows. If I find somethink new I`ll e-mail it to...

GenealogydoctorB - Nov 4 '14
NatakiaKD
Mar 19 '15
The last name is Krzywoszyja. Help? Am I Polish?
25 - as a chorwat myself i'm very interested to see where this goes :) Hope you find what your looking for @stephanie1981...

Genealogyjulina - Apr 30 '10
Hrvatwithapolak
Mar 18 '15
Trying to find Kellis (Keiles) family from Semiatyche (Siemiatycze), Poland
11 - Hi, My name is Freddy. My father was Joshua Kejles that is listed on that head stone. My Grandfather was...

Genealogyfroglips - Jun 28 '13
FreddyK
Mar 17 '15
Why Polish aren't white??   2   3   4   ...   6   7
202 - Wow...what a dumb thread "why aren't Poles white?" could it possibly be because the people you are talking about, like the...

GenealogyPennBoy - Feb 20 '09
CalmIt
Mar 17 '15
Szercman / Kutmer - information
4 - SZERCMAN: Polonised spelling of Scherzmann -- possibly meaning joker or jokster; not currently used in Poland. KUTMER: My Yiddish ain't...

Genealogyandersonplima - Feb 16 '15
Polonius3
Mar 15 '15
Polish version of my name -Sławomir?
17 - Makes perfect sense! "Sław-" = glory + "mir" = peace/world (like Russian) < "Rum-" (> "Ruhm" = glory in German) +...

GenealogyKartofel - Jan 25 '14
Lyzko
Mar 14 '15
Easy way to find out which Polish coat of arm/Clan you belong to.   2
37 - It means that no Kubisz ever made it into the ranks of the Polish gentry. Only about 10% of Old Polish...

GenealogyDavid_18 - Feb 15 '09
Polonius3
Mar 12 '15
Polish surname Gil. My ancestors were from the town of Widelka.   2   3
66 - Hi my name is Julio Gil I live in the United States but was originally born in Mexico . My father...

Genealogylecount - Nov 18 '07
JGil
Mar 11 '15
Konrad Josef Urbański - please help to find information on my father....
6 - URBAŃSKI: This originated either as a patronymic nick to identify "Urban's son" or a toponymic tag for an inhaibtant of Urbany,...

Genealogymarmay - Mar 22 '10
Polonius3
Mar 9 '15
Information on how/where to search to find out my father's history
8 - Hello awoj21 Once he stepped off the boat in Australia, that's where you need to search. For his military...

Genealogyawoj21 - Jul 29 '14
R1268
Mar 9 '15
Polish Gypsy Seliga (Szeliga) and Bunk (Bak) ...Need opinions
28 - Thank you Polonius3, wow amazing isn't it the population of those named Mical/ Michael. I have...

Genealogyscottyg354 - Jul 10 '13
DebSS
Mar 6 '15
If your ancestors were in the "Wehrmacht"...   2   3   4   ...   8   9
253 - When I lived in Berlin during the late '80s, nobody wanted to even discuss the matter.

GenealogyMorsczi_Purtk - Feb 16 '10
Lyzko
Mar 5 '15
Some Macedonian, Croatian, Serbian Second Names look Polish!   2
35 - I see a lot of answers here but only one actually is true ! I am Macedonian and believe me there...

GenealogyDomPolski - Sep 13 '07
crven53
Mar 5 '15


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