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Sticky: THE MEANING OF YOUR POLISH LAST NAME, SURNAME?   2   3   4   ...   138   139
4,158 - Thanks for clearing that up for me - much appreciated. Now to continue my search for a COA used for the...

GenealogyPolonius3 - May 29, 2008
brianben68
09:23am
Sticky: All Future Polish Genealogy Researchers ***** Please Read before you start a thread   2
45 - The closest Polish name to that is Byczyna (an American would spell "cz" as "ch"). The town Byczyna (Pitschen) was...

GenealogyPatrycja19 - Mar 7, 2012
Ziemowit
Dec 1, 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
A few name questions - Mietek, Mieciu, Mieczysław
7 - Yes. My Great-Grandmother, from Krakow, used the same diminutive for me.

Genealogybalrog_99 - May 24, 2011
asas
Yesterday
Does anyone have any relatives who served with 1st Polish Armoured Division (Gen. Maczek)   2   3   4   ...   8   9
261 - To summer168 APC Polish Enquiries Ministry of Defence Building 28 B RAF Northolt Westend Rd. Ruislip HA4 6NG Middlesex England...

GenealogyPeter - Mar 31, 2007
gilles lapers
Yesterday
Dowgiałłow or Dowgiało / Zadora crest
1 - Zadora was one of five clans to which the well-born Dowgiałłos belonged. The others were Abdank, Dzialosza, Leliwa and an own-name...

Genealogyfas81780 - Yesterday
Polonius3
Yesterday
Trying to find a friend in Poland - Robert Wierzbicki
2 - WIERZBICKI: root-word wierzba (willow); toponymci tag from one of several localities in Poland called Wierzbica and a few named Wierzbice (Willowton,...

Genealogykalafior - Dec 29, 2013
Polonius3
Yesterday
I'm trying to track down where my great grandfather came from. Albert Czarnowsky any ideas??
2 - CZARNOWSKI: root here is adj. czarny (black); it is a Polish surname which originated as a toponmyic tag form such localities...

GenealogyGtabitha - Dec 15, 2014
Polonius3
Yesterday
Katarzyna / Anna / Ewa Niwelińska - can you help me?
7 - NIWELIŃSKA: root-word niwa (farmfield, meadow, pastureland); probably a toponymic tag from such localities as Niwa, Niwka, Niwki, Niwiska, Niwnica, etc.

Genealogykatarzina anna - Nov 11, 2014
Polonius3
Yesterday
Does anyone, especially descendants, have information about Antonina Suplicka Kubach/Jakubowska?
2 - KUBACH: derived from Kuba (pet form of Jakub=James/Jacob) SUPLICKI: from suplikacja, historically a humble written request for aid, extension, forgiving...

GenealogyKenwirth - May 2, 2014
Polonius3
Yesterday
If your ancestors were in the "Wehrmacht"...   2   3   4   ...   8   9
241 - One of my grandparents from my dad's side though I'm sure he was half German.

GenealogyMorsczi_Purtk - Feb 16, 2010
Gue
Dec 15, 2014
Mikheil Lobjanidze, my grandfather from Georgia, was captured in Poland by Germans - looking for relatives
1 - Maybe you'll find something here (great source for genealogy sites) ...

GenealogyEllyah - Dec 10, 2014
Looker
Dec 15, 2014
Slominski coat of arms
2 - thank you very much... Merry Christmas and Happy holidays to everyone

GenealogyAllknighter - Dec 10, 2014
Allknighter
Dec 13, 2014
Being ashamed of Polish ancestry?   2   3   4   5   6
155 - That would go with price Poland has numerous diaspora. How would Polish diaspora react when Poland start to focus...

Genealogyslavia - Feb 23, 2012
Crow
Dec 13, 2014
Rozyszcze Birth Registry
5 - It will be in Przystajń: miplo.pl/point.php?&p=V7usj880 ... E-mail: ug@gminaprzystajn.pl Check first the local Roman Catholic parish records: szukajwarchiwach.pl/8/116/0#tabZespol...

GenealogyCesia - Jun 9, 2013
Looker
Dec 11, 2014
Pultenewicz - tracing ancestors with limited information
4 - Thank you very much for this information. The family story is that they arrived into the port of Hull in the...

Genealogystevecollinson - Dec 4, 2014
stevecollinson
Dec 10, 2014
Koch, Kostbar, Kormann surnames from Paproc - Can someone tell me where this is Poprotz, Poland?
13 - Merged: Searching for the family Kostbar and Kormann in the area of Paproc, Poland I'm searching for the Family...

GenealogyWinnipeg - Feb 20, 2011
Kostbar
Dec 9, 2014
Family of Michelowna
2 - MICHELÓWNA: This is an obsolete form identifying an unmarreid dauaghter of a fmaily whose surname is Michel. Nowadays marital status is...

Genealogywildfirejc - Jul 8, 2011
Polonius3
Dec 9, 2014
Village Kulaszne - information and background
5 - Well they had a good standing in Kulaszne being listed from at least 1787. Asking the question, where did...

Genealogyarchiwum - Dec 4, 2014
bobby
Dec 9, 2014
Surname Hordij - searching for a family
2 - HORDYJ: the Ukrainian adjective meaning proud. Place-name cannot be found.

GenealogyNem - Dec 1, 2014
Polonius3
Dec 6, 2014
looking for someone: Kurowicki
2 - KUROWICKI: toponymic tag from Kurowice. BEDNARCZYK. patronymic nick bednarz (cooper).

Genealogycathyc - Jul 23, 2011
Polonius3
Dec 6, 2014
DOBZYN, PLOCK ? Need more information
12 - JAGIELSKI: root-word jagły (millet cereal); most likely this originated as a toponymic nckc to identify an inhabitant of such villages as...

GenealogySoaringSoftly - Jul 14, 2011
Polonius3
Dec 6, 2014
Place / Surname: Łomza + Krzewo Stare / Celmer + Potynska
4 - CELMER: Polish spelling of German or Yiddish Zellmer. POTYŃSKI: Probably of toponymic origin but the only locality that fits is...

GenealogyKelesney - Aug 29, 2013
Polonius3
Dec 5, 2014
Wills. How much time is needed to wait after the death and funeral before the will is dealt with?
2 - Ouch. As I have said, I know the name of my grandfather's uncle and when he died and the name of...

Genealogygjene - Nov 28, 2014
gjene
Dec 5, 2014
LOOKING for Kogoska or Kogoski origin around Biezun - came to America @1890
6 - KOGOWSKI: root-word koga (boat, ship); possibly a nick for a boat-builder or skipper. For more info please contact me.

Genealogydaveusa - Oct 24, 2014
Polonius3
Dec 3, 2014
Jurczyk surname
3 - Merged: Looking for relatives of either the Zuk or Jurczyk families Hi, I'm looking for possible relatives of my...

GenealogyShashi73 - May 16, 2012
adamj88
Dec 2, 2014
Szczyglinski Sluchaj, possibility of being Russian?   2
34 - Is there any possibility this name, Szczyglinski, can be a miss-spelling for Szczygielski ?? My GGgrandmother is Jozefa Szczygielska....

GenealogyMystic - Nov 18, 2009
vomLomza
Dec 1, 2014
How to find a person in Poland?   2   3   4   ...   9   10
297 - Hey Jolly, thanks for your answer.... For sure it is possible she may not to be found... but i...

GenealogyBeata - Aug 15, 2006
Ischgl76
Dec 1, 2014
Polish Aircrew in the UK (Tulinski)   2
52 - Ryszard Tuliński was my grandma's brother. Her name was: Zofia Wojda (domo: Tulińska), she died in 1990. You can...

Genealogykarlt - Aug 19, 2006
Hanna195656
Dec 1, 2014
Polish Gypsy Roots & Roma ancestors in their families   2   3   4   5   6
164 - My mother was a Gypsy a very fine lady. Her father, brother and sister died in a concentration camp in Poland....

GenealogyGuest - Jun 3, 2006
GypsyBigJozek
Dec 1, 2014
Poland's Srals
1 - Hopefully you don't mean: SRAŁ... ? :)

GenealogyPolonius3 - Dec 5, 2011
Nathans
Dec 1, 2014
Domkoski or Dabkowski - In search of my Grandfather's history
7 - Thank you. The name was definitely D±bkowski, and my great grandfather's name changed to Domkoski in the US. One...

GenealogydoctorB - Nov 4, 2014
doctorB
Dec 1, 2014
tracing my family roots- the surname Tarasiewicz?
6 - It sounds like an eastern polish name from the former eastern territories. Your family may have been ukrainian or belorussian poles....

Genealogytelefonitika - Nov 25, 2006
eliseusz
Nov 30, 2014
Motyl - Tracing My Polish Roots for the 1st time
13 - Motyl sounds very jewish, maybe you have distant jewish relatives. As for kasprzyk, one of the surnames in my line is...

GenealogyGuest - Jan 21, 2013
eliseusz
Nov 30, 2014
Stanislaw Szczyglinski - Holocaust Victim..
8 - Check, though. Edith "St. Teresa Benedicta Of the Cross" was a Jewish Catholic and still counted as a Jewish...

GenealogyMystic - Nov 24, 2009
Nickidewbear
Nov 30, 2014
Polish-Ukranian roots and genes   2
38 - ZIELONY: Polish for green; might have originated as a toponymic nick for someone from Zielonka or similar; it could have also...

Genealogymadparasol - Feb 25, 2010
Polonius3
Nov 30, 2014
Trying to locate a place name found on immigrant ship passenger list (Ellis Island)
3 - Thanks for your help. My family name is Sochowski ,however I believe this was not the original spelling. My grandfather's...

Genealogydonmar - Mar 14, 2012
donmar
Nov 29, 2014
Surnames Anglicized?   2
45 - Amen!

Genealogykarturn - Jul 30, 2007
Polonius3
Nov 29, 2014
Toczynski name?
19 - TOCZYŃSKI: basic root is toczyć (to roll, to turn on lathe); most likely a topo nick from Toczeń (roughly: Rollville, Turnerton)...

GenealogyDavid_18 - Jan 5, 2007
Polonius3
Nov 29, 2014
The Kulers of Miechów and Glinica
5 - Yes, the surnames can be changed so much across borders and generations. I believe that Kuler and Kulerski are related though...

GenealogyAnderid - Nov 26, 2014
Anderid
Nov 28, 2014
Stanislaw Paduch born in Tarnobrzeg around 1890 - search for information on my Grandfather
1 - PADUCH: Old Polish term for bandit, highwayman, brigand or scoundrel.

Genealogysba181 - Nov 25, 2014
Polonius3
Nov 26, 2014
Trying to find someone need help
2 - Knowing which country he emigrated too would be a good starting place. There are some very good online resources for tracking...

Genealogyromanova - Nov 25, 2014
jon357
Nov 26, 2014
Photos of displaced persons camp (Hildesheim)?
3 - On our home page, click on 'sign up' and just follow the instructions.

Genealogyerykah - Nov 25, 2014
Vincent
Nov 26, 2014
Need help with place of birth in Prussia from US marriage certificate
2 - Looks like Stautenheim to me, although I believe that the place has been misspelled on the birth certificate. The only...

Genealogynuorlenzgal - Nov 25, 2014
TheOther
Nov 25, 2014
Oczkowicz - Anyone here from Zagorzany or the area? / Kandefer
4 - KANDEFER: a modified version of the German name Kaymedfel, the name of one of the German colonists who settled Iwonicz in...

Genealogyjohnocz - Apr 19, 2012
Polonius3
Nov 24, 2014
Does your last name end in CKI not SKI   2
54 - sorry, I forgot to say that I am writing from the USA -

Genealogybtb1060 - Oct 15, 2007
SonOfUlanow
Nov 24, 2014
Is Aleska a Polish baby name ?   2
42 - I think that you can rule out Aleska as a Polish name. Even if you did find it in some...

Genealogyjarek869 - Aug 13, 2011
Sparks11
Nov 24, 2014
Sobaniak family
1 - SOBANIAK: patronymic from first name Sobiesław or toponymic from Sobanice in Mazowsze or Coбaнцeeвo in Russia. Not directly relatet to Sobański...

Genealogyhns86 - Nov 18, 2014
Polonius3
Nov 22, 2014
Daniel Stone, family from Warsaw - I'm looking for my great great grandfathers anything
11 - maybe some kind of trace: ... Anna Stone from Barczaca (second a with a small tail...

Genealogykmiller10586 - Nov 20, 2014
Stanek67
Nov 22, 2014
Displaced Persons Camp   2
47 - Could your mother have been born in Lubeck where many Latvians were . I was born there in 1946 to Latvian...

GenealogyTamar Edyta - Jun 22, 2007
Lizzy
Nov 20, 2014
Where I can find templates online for requesting birth marriage or death record lookups in Polish?
3 - I have found what I need now. Please ignore. ...

GenealogyEmmaT2008 - Nov 18, 2014
EmmaT2008
Nov 20, 2014
Surname information for Kufel
5 - Almost any object or living creature has been used over the generations as a Polish nickname-turned-surname. Why would anyone be called...

Genealogyallsociety1 - Nov 13, 2014
Polonius3
Nov 20, 2014
Duplaga Family in Brzozow research   2
36 - This is really cool everybody... I'm a Duplaga and have always been interested in this stuff!

Genealogymwhary - Apr 9, 2011
tg12
Nov 19, 2014
Anyone from Berezka / Brzuska near the Ukrainian border ?
22 - Hi, I have ties to Bereska and Bobrka. Lastname Kusz from Bobrka. Cheers,

Genealogypdorotiak - Nov 1, 2007
boyko.info
Nov 19, 2014
Looking for father's WWII Polish Army service record
2 - M. Wożniak

GenealogyLeon Weber - Feb 14, 2014
frank stepien
Nov 14, 2014
Burial records for Catholic cemetery in Dobrodzien and Tarnowskie Gory?
2 - I am looking for a polish man called Marcin Rutkovski from tarnowskie gory I last seen him a Victoria station...

Genealogybernie79 - Dec 5, 2012
Laura1282
Nov 13, 2014
Sochowski-Kosakiewicz family search
11 - Dear Piotr, It would be interesting to correspond with you and I would like to find out more about my...

Genealogydonmar - May 23, 2010
Swsanderson
Nov 11, 2014
Half polish half persian? I can't possibly be alone in the whole world with this mix?   2
36 - First of all it's "deserts", not "desserts". Having only desserts sounds like fun actually. About Israel being European:...

GenealogyBelle - Feb 10, 2013
yehudi
Nov 10, 2014
Where are birth records from Przewałka ( Bialystok Department ) held?
6 - Thanks, Polonius. My father seemed to think that Szawelski originated from Lithuania. Here's what I found on wiki: ©iauliai is referred...

Genealogyhania99 - Jan 27, 2014
hania99
Nov 9, 2014
Woloczyn or Wolosczyn: Am I Polish? Help
15 - Well, maybe you're right, I'm definitely no expert on this stuff, so... :)

GenealogyWolosin - Mar 5, 2013
Paulina
Nov 8, 2014


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