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Sticky: THE MEANING OF YOUR POLISH LAST NAME, SURNAME?   2   3   4   ...   137   138
4,119 - Indeed, there is a surname Gorak, probably from the Old Polish verb gorać (to burn); gorak cold have been a nickname...

GenealogyPolonius3 - May 29, 2008
Polonius3
Nov 17, 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
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 - Yesterday
jon357
09:19am
Photos of displaced persons camp (Hildesheim)?
3 - On our home page, click on 'sign up' and just follow the instructions.

Genealogyerykah - Yesterday
Vincent
12:28am
Stanislaw Paduch born in Tarnobrzeg around 1890 - search for information on my Grandfather
NEW - Thank you for adding me to the forum. I am searching for information on my Grand Father stanislaw Paduch born in...

Genealogysba181 - Yesterday
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 - Yesterday
TheOther
Yesterday
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
How to find a person in Poland?   2   3   4   ...   9   10
293 - OSICKI; root-word osika (aspen, tree species); this nickname-turned-surname probably originated as a topo nick from such localities as Osice or Osiczyzna....

GenealogyBeata - Aug 15, 2006
Polonius3
Nov 21, 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
Katarzyna / Anna / Ewa Niwelińska - can you help me?
5 - thank you very much

Genealogykatarzina anna - Nov 11, 2014
katarzina anna
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: Šiauliai is referred...

Genealogyhania99 - Jan 27, 2014
hania99
Nov 9, 2014
Toczynski name?
18 - By the way, Anna Reipold and Karol Toczynski from Mielec had 10 children. :)

GenealogyDavid_18 - Jan 5, 2007
Toczynskiseeker
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
What does the last name "Murzyn" mean?
10 - Think of the English surname Moore.

Genealogyhaylee - Mar 29, 2013
jon357
Nov 8, 2014
Domkoski or Dabkowski - In search of my Grandfather's history
5 - Thank you, my great, great grandfather was definitely Jerzy Dąbkowski, and my great grandfather had his name Anglocized into John Domkoski....

GenealogydoctorB - Nov 4, 2014
doctorB
Nov 7, 2014
Wilczak; Mary and John came from Lipinki
12 - Merged: Wilczak; Mary and John came from Lipinki Can someone please help me find info on my family name...

Genealogyjjbella - Oct 30, 2013
jjbella
Nov 7, 2014
Do Some People Have a Problem With My Jewishness?   2   3   4   ...   13   14
414 - Merged: Determining Jewishness, Etc. Firstly, start by Googling. Also, go to sites like Ancestry.com, FamilySearch, JewishGen, etc.. Also see...

GenealogyNickidewbear - Aug 3, 2012
Nickidewbear
Nov 7, 2014
My grandmother's last name was Krolik, is this name Jewish?   2   3
63 - It can be.

GenealogyMarina1989 - Feb 19, 2014
Nickidewbear
Nov 7, 2014
How can I get Polish citizenship after been married to a Polish spouse   2
55 - Did you confirm your marriage in the Polish registry office? You need to apply for EEA Family Permit if you want...

Genealogyefevberha - Jan 10, 2009
Looker
Nov 5, 2014
Krupski name   2
30 - Here you can write only in English, I had to translate your post for you Good afternoon participants. I am...

Genealogyelkrupski - Jan 7, 2010
Esme
Nov 5, 2014
Looking for missing person (Arkadiusz Sobota / Marzena Helena Sobota)   2   3
82 - Dont forget theres a 5000 Euro reward for anyone finding my car ,no questions asked sany

Genealogysanyseal - May 15, 2013
sany
Nov 4, 2014
Seeking relatives of Klepadlo family, originally from Brzeniny, Poland
6 - That of course is a typo. It should be BOGDANOWICZ!

Genealogyneferterit1 - Sep 8, 2012
Polonius3
Nov 3, 2014
Paternal grandparents Feldman/Prochnak born 1879, married Waipahu, Hawaii 1899
9 - PROCHNAK: root-word proch (dust) as in "From dust thou art and to does thou shalt return." Possibly a topo nick for...

Genealogykatmell - Jan 15, 2011
Polonius3
Nov 3, 2014
Looking for any information for my Dziadek (grandfather):Jan (John) Dalecki
2 - DALECKI: toponymic nick from one of several localities called Dalekie (Fartown, Distantville). One noble line. More info at: research60@gmail.com

GenealogyZimmertaz - Nov 11, 2012
Polonius3
Nov 3, 2014
Looking Into The Surname Bednarczuk: Ukrainian, Polish, Ruthenian, Belarusian, etc?
16 - BEDNARCZUK: is a Ukrainian patronymic meaning the cooper's son or apprentice; the more Polish ending wojuld be -czyk or...

GenealogyToddOPD - Feb 9, 2011
Polonius3
Nov 3, 2014
(SOUNDS like N O A S O D) - Help with a Polish surname please
3 - NASADA: this surname exists but is very rare and used by only a handful of people n Poland. Its meanings in...

Genealogylmcbw - Feb 11, 2012
Polonius3
Nov 1, 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
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


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