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Sticky: THE MEANING OF YOUR POLISH LAST NAME, SURNAME?   2   3   4   ...   137   138
4,117 - CZARNECKI: (from one Detroiter to another) root-word czarny (black); toponymic nickname from any of dozens of localities in Poland called Czarna...

GenealogyPolonius3 - May 29, 2008
Polonius3
Oct 28, 2014
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
(SOUNDS like N O A S O D) - Help with a Polish surname please
1 - How about: NASAD or NASÓD. These could be Polish, especially the first one ;)

Genealogylmcbw - Feb 11, 2012
Nathans
04:10am
Looking for missing person (Arkadiusz Sobota / Marzena Helena Sobota)   2   3
80 - A VERY IMPORTANT MESSAGE FOR ALL PEOPLE LOOKING FOR ARKADUISZ SOBOTA - EX VIVA CARS ALTEA. WE ARE VERY CLOSE...

Genealogysanyseal - May 15, 2013
temporary
Yesterday
Seeking relatives of Klepadlo family, originally from Brzeniny, Poland
4 - Hi neferterit1, We are probably distant relations. My g.grandfather (Bolesław Bogdanowicz) and his half-brother Frank Supiński came from Nowa...

Genealogyneferterit1 - Sep 8, 2012
azdahak
Oct 30, 2014
Schalwig, Grittner surnames - were my ancestors Germans in Silesia, or Silesians?
2 - SCHALWIG: German name probably derived from the word Schall (sound, noise), so it could have meant noisy, loud, resonant; 1 such...

GenealogyConfusedhistory - Oct 28, 2014
Polonius3
Oct 29, 2014
Does anyone have any relatives who served with 1st Polish Armoured Division (Gen. Maczek)   2   3   4   ...   8   9
258 - I have a copy of a magazine from the Szkoła Podchorążych Artyleri from 1945. It has a long list of...

GenealogyPeter - Mar 31, 2007
BasiaBardzka
Oct 29, 2014
Searching for Fedorowicz, Zebrowska and Redgate ancestry & records
1 - FEDOROWICZ: patronymicnickname meaning "son of Fedor" (Theodore). ŻEBROWSKI: toponymic nickname from Żebrów or Żebrowo (Ribville, Ribton, Ribly, etc.).

Genealogyjbaltrym - Oct 28, 2014
Polonius3
Oct 28, 2014
Turkiewicz Ancestors, my father lived in Zlotoglowice near Nysa
3 - I've found two locations in Ukraine: wikimapia.org/19324763/pl/Papiernia wikimapia.org/14339637/pl/Papiernia Ukrainian name is like Papirnya - when I put the name: Papirnya Ukraine...

GenealogyJTess - Sep 14, 2014
Looker
Oct 28, 2014
Moses Wertheim - Poznan
3 - Try there on the web site sztetl.org.pl

Genealogywertheim76 - Jul 17, 2010
Luiza
Oct 28, 2014
Military Archives are temporarily closed, is there some other way of getting information?
7 - The military archives are claiming that they are unable to find my grandfather's military records and made an attempt to direct...

Genealogygjene - Feb 4, 2014
gjene
Oct 28, 2014
please help with polish letter!?!
3 - I have sent you an email couple of hours ago Ryan.

Genealogyryan1991 - Oct 28, 2014
goofy_the_dog
Oct 28, 2014
Turkiewicz, Czajkowski - Looking to connect with people with ties to Dobropole
7 - JÓŹWIK: one of several patronymic nicks from Józef; others include Jóźwiak, Józefiak, Józefowicz and Józefowski; English equivalent: Josephson.

Genealogykcarnley - May 31, 2013
Polonius3
Oct 28, 2014
Sędziszów Małopolski- Surname origin - Dyc
2 - Thank you so much!!!

GenealogyArizona_Kid - Oct 27, 2014
Arizona_Kid
Oct 27, 2014
Is Poland Germanic or Slavic?   2
50 - Having German genes does not make someone German. The same goes for Slavic genes not making anyone Slavic. In a complex...

Genealogytheguythatstart - Jan 22, 2014
jon357
Oct 27, 2014
I am searching for my family name - Zarosiak
9 - hi Pauline i still try find contact with u :) i hope u can see my massage here:) i was try...

GenealogyPauline10 - Aug 11, 2012
Lelka
Oct 27, 2014
Burial records for Catholic cemetery in Dobrodzien and Tarnowskie Gory?
1 - I got such experience once. I went to the church, spoke with a priest, and he located the grave which I...

Genealogybernie79 - Dec 5, 2012
Looker
Oct 26, 2014
Info about: Miroslaw Karpinski - Died 1955 in Blackpool
1 - KARPIŃSKI: topo nick from Karpin or Karpiny.

GenealogyKarl Karpinski - Oct 26, 2014
Polonius3
Oct 26, 2014
Adopted from Poland; trying to find my biological parents   2
39 - I would be able to help you to find your biological parents in Poland. It might take some time, but...

Genealogyedward22 - Dec 3, 2008
Slawek36
Oct 25, 2014
Stanislaw (Jan) Czternastek & Bronislaw Wydrowski - searching info on Polish War Pilots
24 - ANDRZEJEWSKI: topo nick from Andrzejewo (Andrewsville).

GenealogyBernie2 - Aug 26, 2013
Polonius3
Oct 25, 2014
Tomasz Zenon Sliwka, Walbrzych
2 - ŚLIWKA: Polish word for plum; the names of foods, crops, livestock, wildlife, tools and housheold objects often served as nicknames...

GenealogyAnne-Marie - Apr 10, 2013
Polonius3
Oct 25, 2014
Anybody here share my last name....Wojtaś ?
2 - WOJTAŚ: One of many nicknames-turned-surnames derived from the fitrst name Wojciech, specifically its hypocoristic (pet) form Wojtek.

GenealogyOnlyWojtas - Mar 31, 2013
Polonius3
Oct 25, 2014
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
Oct 24, 2014
LOOKING for Kogoska or Kogoski origin around Biezun - came to America @1890
4 - Sorry, it should be Andrew Kogoski.

Genealogydaveusa - Oct 24, 2014
Looker
Oct 24, 2014
Looking for Maria Kuczera from Poland, also looking for her family.
2 - KUCZERA: from Old Polish kuczer (coach drver)

Genealogyibalaban - Jun 1, 2013
Polonius3
Oct 24, 2014
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
Oct 24, 2014
Huminsky last name - I would appreciate any info
6 - I'm a huminsky. . Please contact me..

GenealogyNathan - Sep 9, 2010
ohdonna70
Oct 24, 2014
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
Oct 24, 2014
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
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
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
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


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