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Sticky: THE MEANING OF YOUR POLISH LAST NAME, SURNAME?   2   3   4   ...   137   138
4,120 - CHOWAŃSKI: probably from verb chować (keep, hide, safeguard); ałsp possible topo nick from Russian localities such as Xoвaнь or Xoвaнcкoe...

GenealogyPolonius3 - May 29, 2008
Polonius3
Yesterday
Sticky: All Future Polish Genealogy Researchers ***** Please Read before you start a thread   2
38 - What's the grandfather's name?

GenealogyPatrycja19 - Mar 7, 2012
Polonius3
Sep 29, 2014
Sticky: Poland Genealogy Resources   2   3   4   5
122 - 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
Anybody here share my last name....Wojtaś ?
1 - For now no one reported oneself, but the name is not rare in Poland. Look at your surname map: moikrewni.pl/mapa/kompletny/wojta%25C5%259B.html If...

GenealogyOnlyWojtas - Mar 31, 2013
Looker
01:23am
Tomasz Zenon Sliwka, Walbrzych
1 - I searched for Śliwka surname in Wałbrzych and this is what I got: Bartosz Śliwka facebook.com/bartek.r.sliwka Jerzy Śliwka Two...

GenealogyAnne-Marie - Apr 10, 2013
Looker
12:59am
Adopted in 1979 by Michael and Arcadia McGuire, my Polish name was Justyna or Anna
1 - If you are sure about Łęczyca, maybe try to contact the hospital where you might be born. Check the website: zozleczyca.pl...

GenealogyJustine77 - May 16, 2013
Looker
Yesterday
LOOKING for Kogoska or Kogoski origin around Biezun - came to America @1890
4 - Sorry, it should be Andrew Kogoski.

Genealogydaveusa - Yesterday
Looker
Yesterday
Looking for Maria Kuczera from Poland, also looking for her family.
2 - KUCZERA: from Old Polish kuczer (coach drver)

Genealogyibalaban - Jun 1, 2013
Polonius3
Yesterday
Can I obtain Polish citizenship by birth instead of the one I have, by naturalization?
6 - Why can't your kids get Polish citizenship as is now, you are still a Polish citizen now ?

Genealogynachimson - Dec 10, 2012
superuser1999
Yesterday
Huminsky last name - I would appreciate any info
6 - I'm a huminsky. . Please contact me..

GenealogyNathan - Sep 9, 2010
ohdonna70
Yesterday
looking for grandfather and prior: Laskowski, Ostroleka Poland 1850+
3 - Hi, My 2nd great-grandfather was Ksawery (sometimes called Sylvester) Laskowski. He immigrated from Poland to Shenandoah, PA around 1895. He...

Genealogyruth.mom - Mar 27, 2011
schowansky
Yesterday
Finding Sielce tobacco factory 1850s (Poland)
3 - I dug deeper and found more detailed story. I won't quote here much more, the article is quite long. Regarding the...

Genealogylightalma - May 19, 2013
Looker
Oct 23, 2014
Researching " FURDAL" Family Tree
2 - Hi My name is Judy Furdal from Canada and noticed you wanting information about my grandfather Peter Furdal. Windsor Ontario Canada...

GenealogySpencer333 - Oct 14, 2014
tidycatwomen
Oct 22, 2014
Stanislaw (Jan) Czternastek & Bronislaw Wydrowski - searching info on Polish War Pilots
23 - What about Zenon Andrzejewski, the author of "Przemyskie Orlęta 1939 r."? Because that's the only feedback I got from that...

GenealogyBernie2 - Aug 26, 2013
Paulina
Oct 21, 2014
Any Pole with predominant Black or African ancestry?
1 - 34 million poles, maybe there are some. Maybe not. Why skin color matters so much? If we were talking...

GenealogydajdhakfgaVFGUA - Oct 21, 2014
Levi_BR
Oct 21, 2014
Place / Surname: Łomza + Krzewo Stare / Celmer + Potynska
2 - CELMER: probably Polonised version of German names Zelmer or Zielmer. POTYŃSKI: this one is a real stumper; usually -ski ending...

GenealogyKelesney - Aug 29, 2013
Polonius3
Oct 21, 2014
Polish Weaver family in US?
1 - Weaver is not a Polish name. Even so two peoples with this name are registered in Poland. But if you're asking...

Genealogyweaverwarrior12 - Aug 12, 2013
Looker
Oct 20, 2014
Does anyone have any relatives who served with 1st Polish Armoured Division (Gen. Maczek)   2   3   4   ...   8   9
256 - My father-in law WacŁaw Engelhardt 1st armoured Polish Division of Gen. Mazcek. he settled in Abercynon South Wales (uk) have photos...

GenealogyPeter - Mar 31, 2007
summer168
Oct 20, 2014
Researching a Pole ( Wladyslav Kubik ) with not much to go on
4 - KUBIK: probably a variant form of the partonymic nick from the first name Kuba (pet form of Jakub); the more common...

Genealogydeamer - Oct 14, 2014
Polonius3
Oct 19, 2014
Debowa Galicy Clarification
1 - I don't think so. Galicy - Galicia is a historical and geographic region, and Lodz never was in Galicia if I'm...

Genealogygemstone71 - Oct 18, 2014
Looker
Oct 18, 2014
Looking for family in Poland: Włodarski.
16 - I would like to thank everyone who helped, without you it would not be possible to find and reunite the family...

GenealogyEduardo_MrB - Feb 21, 2012
Eduardo_MrB
Oct 18, 2014
Looking for other siblings adopted from Poland, Pawel and Mateusz Obiedzinski
1 - Have you checked this Dom Dziecka? I see there are two such institutions in the city, and next two in close...

Genealogynyphri22 - Feb 12, 2014
Looker
Oct 18, 2014
Rygiel, Gnyp, Tomkiewicz Surnames
9 - I am interested in finding my heritage in Poland. My paternal grandfather Stanislaw Tomkiewicz (arrived in US 1980s from Galacia;...

GenealogyGuest - Mar 15, 2006
adrietom
Oct 17, 2014
How common do you think Asiatic ancestry is in Poland?
11 - I recently had my DNA analyzed and found I have Asian blood -- distant relative of Gangis Khan -- and other...

GenealogyEM_Wave - Dec 3, 2011
adrietom
Oct 17, 2014
Marriage laws in 1953 in Poland - foreign WOMAN married a Polish MAN in HER country
1 - As published in Ustawa from 8th January 1951 about Polish Citizenship, Article 10: 1. A foreigner may be granted...

Genealogyleakul - Apr 5, 2014
Looker
Oct 17, 2014
Nowak: Am the third generation born in the united states. Trying to find family in Poland.
11 - Hi montreal, Go ahead, personal stories like that are always interesting :) Yes, post it if you...

Genealogymackenzie - Jun 17, 2011
Paulina
Oct 17, 2014
Looking for my real family - Respondek, Górecka - from Chorzów
1 - I don't know them, but tried to find them, and here are the results: Eugeniusz Respondek 41-500 Chorzów ŚW. PIOTRA...

Genealogy99Poland - Apr 22, 2014
Looker
Oct 17, 2014
Please help me to find Malgorzata Brojanowska in Poland
1 - I don't know if it's the same person you are looking for, at list her name is identical: Małgorzata Brojanowska on...

Genealogyunixx2000 - Jun 12, 2014
Looker
Oct 17, 2014
Searching for Jurczynski
8 - Hi Zoe My name is Bryan James Jurczynski Tadeusz Karol Jurczynski...

Genealogysearching84 - May 12, 2010
bryanyazzy
Oct 17, 2014
Tracing Josef's family
1 - Here are just the first names provided - it will be tough for somebody to find out more about your family...

GenealogyAnt63 - Oct 11, 2014
Looker
Oct 16, 2014
Półkozic -- Poland's half-goat coat of arms
1 - Wiki page:

GenealogyPolonius3 - Oct 13, 2014
Looker
Oct 16, 2014
Are Western Ukrainians mixed with Poles?
2 - Yes they are. I am a pole from around Krakow but have family and connections from the far East of poland...

GenealogyEnvyme - Feb 12, 2013
eliseusz
Oct 14, 2014
Seeking information on Milewski/Ciborowski relatives/ancestors
1 - MILEWSKI: topo nick from Milewo CIBOROWSKI: topo nick from Cibory or Ciborze DZIERŻANOWSKI: topo nick from Dzierżanów or...

Genealogyhnye - Oct 13, 2014
Polonius3
Oct 14, 2014
Slavs are descendants of Sarmatians?   2
56 - Yes i believe that serious connections between slavs and sarmations existed. Sarmations dwelled along the eastern banks of the vistula and...

GenealogyOgien - Feb 1, 2011
eliseusz
Oct 12, 2014
Do you think all Slavs are white?   2   3   4   5   6
177 - nope, most Germanic have square heads, just visit Germany and see or simply google it.

Genealogyslavia - Dec 13, 2010
Wulkan
Oct 12, 2014
Searching for paternal family Wyszynski
5 - One of several noble clans to which the well-born Wyszyńskis belonged was Sas. Since the term "Sas" in Polish means Saxon,...

GenealogyvomLomza - Aug 15, 2014
Polonius3
Oct 12, 2014
Looking for information on the name BUCZYNSKI / Todorowski / Trocki
16 - TROCKI HERBU ŁODZIA: The heraldic experts of yesteryear disagreed as to the origin of the Łodzia (boat, ark, vessel) coat...

Genealogymwbtn1 - Apr 30, 2009
Polonius3
Oct 11, 2014
Farther born in Poland and i.m looking for his birth place; Szczoczarz name information
7 - The Szczoczarz surname surely must have tied quite a few tongues in Angloland!?

Genealogygoat8er - Aug 30, 2012
Polonius3
Oct 11, 2014
Tuzinowska from Gruta area and Wojtowicz of Radom area
5 - SMOŁEK: probably from smoła (pitch, tar); possible occupational nick for tar-maker (smolarz) or for an unkempt, soot-streaked person (osmołony).

Genealogyslotqueen - Mar 19, 2011
Polonius3
Oct 11, 2014
Katyn/Starobielsk family survivors in Oz?
13 - Okay, here is the one website that I found reports of the hearings on the Katyn forest Massacre. It is https://archive.org/details/Katyn...

GenealogyTatiana - Feb 16, 2009
gjene
Oct 11, 2014
Looking for city of Pluslaw Russia
17 - Polonius3, you had said that i had two coats of arms. Could you please tell me what they are? Thanks...

GenealogyAndy_123 - Oct 7, 2014
Andy-123
Oct 10, 2014
Buczenski, Ostrowski and Matysiak. Discovering village/parish family came from?
5 - Hi Liz, If you ever come across the name Ostrowski in your search check my 'tree' in genie.com to see...

GenealogyLizzyAllen - Feb 27, 2012
vomLomza
Oct 8, 2014
Searching for maternal family Gurkowski / Gorkowski
5 - Thank you jwdupon, I have done research on my great grandmother Marianna Gorecka and found her parents to be Mateusz...

GenealogyvomLomza - Aug 15, 2014
vomLomza
Oct 8, 2014
Information required regarding Maluchnik family ( Margaret, Stanley, Anthony )
1 - MALUCHNIK: Surnames incorporating the mal- root may be derived from terms of endearment for a small child such as maluch...

GenealogyLyn1982 - Oct 8, 2014
Polonius3
Oct 8, 2014
Need help with the origins of the surname von Czapiewski
11 - Hey Laurice:) Do you have email where I can reach you? It is a bit too much to type on my...

Genealogycvczapie - Jun 12, 2009
Koekie
Oct 7, 2014
Genetic difference between Poles and selected others.   2   3
82 - R-M17

GenealogyLodz_The_Boat - Sep 20, 2009
pam
Oct 5, 2014
Half polish half persian? I can't possibly be alone in the whole world with this mix?   2
34 - Did she convert to Islam?

GenealogyBelle - Feb 10, 2013
Wulkan
Oct 5, 2014
Searching for relatives of Stanislaus Wilczynski dead or alive
2 - Over 8,000 people in Poland currently sign themselves Wilczyński. The single largest concentration is Warsaw (388), followed by Wrocław (212),...

Genealogyshasha - Oct 3, 2014
Polonius3
Oct 3, 2014
Looking for Tykocin, Poland Birth Records (Mendel Rozental)
2 - Hi, You can find birth records for Tykocin in the Bialystok State Archives. Good luck, Katarzyna

GenealogyPolishGen - Oct 2, 2014
K_Marciniak
Oct 3, 2014
POLISH REFUGEE CAMP - CAMBRIDGE UK - SEARCHING FOR RELATIVES   2
30 - The polish settlements in the UK is an excellent source. I found my family on one ships passenger manifest.

Genealogycaprice49 - Jan 20, 2010
Hguols
Oct 1, 2014
Is there a family crest for my surname of "Rukat"
11 - No coat of arms for Rukat!

GenealogyJerome_buffalo - Jul 2, 2012
Polonius3
Sep 30, 2014
Galetka, Martin - married to an Elizabeth; I believe Klil - last name not sure of
11 - Funny you should ask. My maternal grandmother was Maria Geletka who married Paul Griglak in Lapse Wyzne, Poland. They were both...

GenealogycrazyhorseWIUS - Sep 18, 2012
ginjak
Sep 30, 2014
Babula Family
1 - BABULA: root-word baba which can mean woman in general, grandmother and prefaced by the adjective stara -- an old hag....

GenealogyJenn831 - Sep 26, 2014
Polonius3
Sep 28, 2014
Polish genome - are you familiar with it   2
53 - I'm not sure some of you are referencing history far back enough. Poland is western Slavic and Northern European. Yes...

GenealogyMonia - Jul 1, 2011
Anastazja83
Sep 28, 2014
Polish Gypsy Roots & Roma ancestors in their families   2   3   4   5   6
162 - Sometimes people go through hard times in life,some turn to food to try to ease their pain or Drinking...

GenealogyGuest - Jun 3, 2006
Szalawa
Sep 27, 2014
Mixed-Blood Poles in America (Do we count?)   2   3   4
114 - Of course you count. Most polish would really be open to you despite the fact your half African. The internet however,...

Genealogyjosh sklodowski - Aug 26, 2010
eliseusz
Sep 25, 2014
My Grandfather was born in Poland and migrated abroad - Can I get a Polish Passport?   2   3
69 - lisa it is you who has been brainwashed with racial hatred - just get a cop on to yourself/ if you...

Genealogyarkkasal - Feb 28, 2012
rozumiemnic
Sep 22, 2014
Polish birth, death and marriage records in Russian scripts?
16 - I was wondering if anyone might know of how and where to find information using Russian gov't archives to obtain birth...

GenealogyPatrycja19 - May 15, 2011
drk
Sep 20, 2014
Looking to connect with people with ties to Dobropole
5 - CZAJKOWSKI: root-word czajka (shore bird known in English as lapwing or peewit); toponymic nick indicating an inhabitant of such localities as...

Genealogykcarnley - May 31, 2013
Polonius3
Sep 19, 2014
Is Cybert polonised from the surname Sebert?
3 - Considering all the forces affecting Polish surnames over the centuries -- including widepsread illiteracy, linguistic licence and the partitiond -- any...

GenealogyBabsbsn - Sep 18, 2014
Polonius3
Sep 18, 2014


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