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Sticky: THE MEANING OF YOUR POLISH LAST NAME, SURNAME?   2   3   4   ...   136   137
4,097 - WÓJTOWICZ/WOJTOWICZ: patronmyic descirbing the son of the wójt, an official variously translated into English as village headman, chief or mayor. NOTE:...

GenealogyPolonius3 - May 29, 2008
Polonius3
09:30am
Sticky: All Future Polish Genealogy Researchers ***** Please Read before you start a thread   2
37 - If anyone is interested in helping me find records of my Polish grandfather please message me. I would appreciate the help....

GenealogyPatrycja19 - Mar 7, 2012
sonofmaciek
Sep 3, 2014
Sticky: Poland Genealogy Resources   2   3   4   5
123 - 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
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
09:44am
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 - Yesterday
Polonius3
Yesterday
Where in Poland is the town of Laka?
23 - What is your Wilk ancestral connection to Laka or Lukawiec???? Many of my Wilk family originated in Laka or close...

GenealogyEllie - Jan 12, 2010
EMaloney
Sep 17, 2014
TROCKI / TROCKA & Buczyńska families from Suwalki area
1 - TROCKI: toponymic nick from Torki in Lithuania, once the seat of the Karaim ethno-relgious group. BUCZYŃSKI: root-word buk (beech); toponymic...

GenealogyDulcianna - Sep 16, 2014
Polonius3
Sep 17, 2014
Websites detailing marriage/birth records in Greater Poland ( 1880-1929 )?
6 - Depends. After the 1820 Act Regulating Passenger Lists, at least the immigrants' country of origin had to be listed....

Genealogysonofmaciek - Sep 3, 2014
TheOther
Sep 17, 2014
VIRTUAL MUSEUM KRESY-SYBERIA WIRTUALNE MUZEUM KRESY - SYBERIA
4 - [Link / Image / Video / Quote]

Genealogyslinkyhypo - Oct 24, 2010
celinski
Sep 15, 2014
looking for family history of Ignasiak Family
1 - IGNASIK/IGNASIAK: patronymic nick meaning son of Ignacy or Ignac (Ignatius). WOLIŃSKI: toponymic tag from such places as Wolin, Woleń, Wolina,...

Genealogykgund - Sep 15, 2014
Polonius3
Sep 15, 2014
Kośmider ancestors from Harta
1 - KOŚMIDER: scatter-brain (from German Koschmieder); also toponymic tag for an inhabitant of Kośmidry.

Genealogyzrocketkos - Sep 14, 2014
Polonius3
Sep 14, 2014
Turkiewicz Ancestors, my father lived in Zlotoglowice near Nysa
1 - TURKIEWICZ: patronymic nick meaning "son of the Turk"; it could have been a real Turk or just someone from some village...

GenealogyJTess - Sep 14, 2014
Polonius3
Sep 14, 2014
Galetka, Martin - married to an Elizabeth; I believe Klil - last name not sure of
10 - GALETKA: in old dialectal speech a milk jug or butter tub; a few users of the Galetka surname. No-one uses Galeta...

GenealogycrazyhorseWIUS - Sep 18, 2012
Polonius3
Sep 14, 2014
Duplaga Family in Brzozow research   2
35 - DRAGULA: multiple potential srurces i ncluding draga (a type of anchor for dredging lake bottoms) and pet form of Drogosław or...

Genealogymwhary - Apr 9, 2011
Polonius3
Sep 14, 2014
Polish family name search Stanislaus Kiernoziak, Antonia Marek, in or near Czarna Gora
2 - Thank you very much for replying. I will be traveling to Poland in October from California so I wanted to understand...

Genealogykiki1234 - Sep 12, 2014
kiki1234
Sep 13, 2014
Family Plawski.
7 - There were two szlachta (gentry) lines amongst the bearers of the Pławski surname who belonged to the Plater and Radwan clans....

GenealogyJozef - Mar 3, 2008
Polonius3
Sep 12, 2014
Borysewicz (Borysiewicz?) family in Derewna, Osadnik?
3 - Thank you Maksym! That really helps and I will join the FaceBook page. ******* And thanks, Polonius, again....

GenealogyGraziaUSA - Sep 5, 2014
GraziaUSA
Sep 8, 2014
Do I look Polish? (my picture)   2   3   4
112 - There's some beautiful Polish people on that website. Can't understand why some of the females had to be nude.

GenealogyTheJunglist - Jul 16, 2012
beckski
Sep 7, 2014
Is there a list of names of who was in Anders army?
11 - That looks like an excellent site. Thank you for sharing it!

Genealogytessapilipczuk - Jan 20, 2007
Harry
Sep 5, 2014
Searching for information about Zosia Cytryn and Stanislaw Romuald Hochedlinger
13 - I see just the following sites which mention this man: and both are about the same:...

Genealogyariel sophia - Jul 20, 2014
Looker
Sep 5, 2014
Do you have family origins from Kresy Wschodnie (Eastern Borderlands) ? Share your stories
NEW - I LOVE Polish history and I have a strong interest in Polish history in Kresy. Partly because some of my family...

Genealogysonofmaciek - Sep 3, 2014
Adopted from Poland; trying to find my biological parents   2
38 - I helped my friend to find her biological parents in Poland. The best way to start it is to obtain your...

Genealogyedward22 - Dec 3, 2008
fromPoland
Sep 1, 2014
Are Poles mixed with Mongols, Turks, and Tatars?
17 - you are an idiot sir...when was Poland ever occupated by mongols? only 1 invasion few month short in 13...

Genealogyweaverwarrior12 - Aug 12, 2013
gregy741
Aug 30, 2014
Any one know anything of Koss?
9 - Yes, and the ones with Polish ancestry call themselves Germans now.

GenealogySpot - Sep 10, 2006
TheOther
Aug 29, 2014
Easy way to find out which Polish coat of arm/Clan you belong to.   2
32 - The legend surrounding the emergence of the Szaława clan and heraldic device goes as follows. In around 988 AD, Vladimir the...

GenealogyDavid_18 - Feb 15, 2009
Polonius3
Aug 29, 2014
Searching Polish relatives of the Berezowki family, Tarnopol
2 - I found the baptismal entry online for Andrej (1893) and also his brother Michael (1890) These records...

Genealogyteriberi - Aug 24, 2014
maksym
Aug 29, 2014
Looking for Ania from Pod Jaszczurami Krakow on Saturday night.
4 - OK you're right. I like her. We had a connection and had real empathy for each other. That's why I want...

GenealogyJimFoster - Aug 28, 2014
JimFoster
Aug 28, 2014
Does your last name end in CKI not SKI   2
52 - Hark, P3, you are the man, dude, I didn't know that. keep a good job

Genealogybtb1060 - Oct 15, 2007
Mazovia
Aug 28, 2014
Surnames, Moskal, Zoltek, Sudol, Starzec, Los, Gil, Cieryt
11 - SUDOL: short for Old Polish suchodół (dry ravine) STARZEC: old man, oldtimer MOSKAL: Muscovite ŻÓŁTEK: yellow-skinned GIL:...

Genealogylecount1973 - Oct 16, 2009
Polonius3
Aug 27, 2014
Looking for my friend Lydia Gaweshkwa from Wisla
2 - Perhaps it was GAŁECZKA? The spelling you gave looks as though he heard the name pronounced but never saw it in...

GenealogySabino - Aug 27, 2014
Polonius3
Aug 27, 2014
Does anyone have any relatives who served with 1st Polish Armoured Division (Gen. Maczek)   2   3   4   ...   8   9
252 - They told me that they do not have all of their records but it is is still worth a try.

GenealogyPeter - Mar 31, 2007
John250
Aug 25, 2014
Baranowo Parish Records after 1902
6 - GRZEGORCZYK: root-word Grzegorz (Gregory); patronymic nick equivalent to Greggson or McGregor. KRONENBERG: German for Crown Mountain; mainly used by Germans...

Genealogypaulsoncall - Apr 22, 2013
Polonius3
Aug 25, 2014
POLISH NOBILITY NAMES IN -SKIi   2   3
64 - correction: should be: Just in Ukraine 200,000 Polish families names governed 2,000,000 peasant families. The vast numbers of population, will by...

GenealogyPolonius3 - Jul 9, 2008
roamingfree
Aug 24, 2014
Unanswered Polish names requests - anyone have information on the following?
16 - PAZDYK: probably derived from paździerz - the woody stems of the hemp and flax plants; now pressed togetehr to form fibre...

GenealogyPolskaDoll - Mar 7, 2010
Polonius3
Aug 22, 2014
Looking for my family's Polish name- any army list of soldiers?
6 - I am looking for my father he was a captain in the polish army he was captured and brought to England....

Genealogybigre 50 - Nov 4, 2013
coleio
Aug 20, 2014
Are my Ancestors English?
5 - SOT: Several hundred people in Poland sign themselves Sot. It may have come from the Old Polish verb sotać (to fray,...

GenealogyhsJDOIGDAG - Aug 19, 2014
Polonius3
Aug 20, 2014
Searching for the "Rebe" family, and the "Scaz" family
3 - Thanks you both. I have a lot more information and I have managed to assemble a respectable family tree. I'm...

GenealogyRotemSagi - Aug 18, 2014
RotemSagi
Aug 19, 2014
Length of time to receive confirmation of Polish Citizenship
15 - Merged: Notification of citizenship, how long does it take for written confirmation after it's been granted? Thanks to this...

Genealogypatjoz - Jun 29, 2010
grspring
Aug 19, 2014
Visit to Suwalki - Maximowicz, Ziezulewicz, Siemak, Jablowska, Gorka, and other surnames
2 - MAKSYMOWICZ: patronymic nick from Maksym, short for Maksymilian, ZIEZULEWICZ: patronymic nick for the son of Zezula (a peasant dialectal term...

GenealogyMiagrabu - Aug 19, 2014
Polonius3
Aug 19, 2014
Family History Search: Anton Kulchinski, b. 5 Apr 1845 (E. Prussia, Germany or Poland) to America 1878.
4 - For additional information please contact: research60@gmail.com

Genealogynansfamily1 - Aug 10, 2014
Polonius3
Aug 18, 2014
Searching for paternal family Wyszynski,
3 - contact: research60@gmail.com

GenealogyvomLomza - Aug 15, 2014
Polonius3
Aug 17, 2014
Information required on Szczygielski and Markiewicz families
2 - MARKIEWICZ - 10 coats of arms SZCZYGIELSKI - 2 coats of arms

GenealogyvomLomza - Aug 15, 2014
Polonius3
Aug 17, 2014
Searching for maternal family Gurkowski / Gorkowski
2 - GÓRKOWSKI - 1 coat of arms GÓRECKI - 14 coats of arms LASKOWSKI - 12 coats of arms

GenealogyvomLomza - Aug 15, 2014
Polonius3
Aug 17, 2014
Buczenski, Ostrowski and Matysiak. Discovering village/parish family came from?
4 - SZCZECH: Probably originally Sczech (z Czech = from Bohemia); possibly also pet form of Szczepan. BUCZEŃSKI: root-word probably buk...

GenealogyLizzyAllen - Feb 27, 2012
Polonius3
Aug 16, 2014
Help with ancestry...Trzynka
10 - Hi Hillary, sorry for the delay, do you have any info you could provide. I've traced back to Max's father...

Genealogybriwin673 - Mar 10, 2010
briwin673
Aug 16, 2014
Sochowski-Kosakiewicz family search
10 - Around 1920 my great grandmother was sent with seven of the fourteen or fifteen children in her family to America, and...

Genealogydonmar - May 23, 2010
JMComer
Aug 16, 2014
Looking for information on the Pajka family from Ostroleka
7 - PAJKA: diminutive of Old Polish paja (yap, trap,snout - pejorative or humorous for mouth); in modern Polish - mordka, pyszczyk).

Genealogykateybrown - Jul 9, 2012
Polonius3
Aug 14, 2014
Powązki Cemetery, Warsaw - airman Stanisław Płachcinski
7 - Belated thanks for all the answers - I've been going to his grave for some time now - and sending photos...

GenealogyVarsovian - Oct 23, 2011
Varsovian
Aug 11, 2014
Do you think all Slavs are white?   2   3   4   5   6
166 - Strage but I've always considered Polish people as Western European =) Here in Sweden I can't see any difference between typical...

Genealogyslavia - Dec 13, 2010
johannschumache
Aug 9, 2014
Jerzy Jasion - please help me find my best friend
13 - Thank you to everyone who has tried to help a very kind man has tried ringing the number for me I...

Genealogyrachelbah - Aug 7, 2014
rachelbah
Aug 7, 2014
Why are some Polish people dark complected,and others very light   2   3   4   ...   11   12
359 - Poland was a mixing pot. We polish are Slavs plain and simple. But our old commonwealth was very diverse. Jews, Tatars,...

GenealogyMyatska - Feb 25, 2007
Eliseusz
Aug 5, 2014
Wojcik, Zielinski, Markiewicz - meaning of symbols found in surname crests/coat of arms
8 - Just in case you are interested this is the title Sarmations avars and maygars in poland, Lithuania, Croatia Albania and Bulgaria....

Genealogybjmahan - Feb 18, 2013
Eliseusz
Aug 5, 2014
Mongolian the Golden Horde - do Poles have Mongolian ancestry?   2   3   4   5   6
161 - Ah, we are all a mix, some more some less. It's a good thing. Racial purity is a Nazi theme....

Genealogysjeffreys - Jul 22, 2008
Spirit
Aug 3, 2014
Jankowice Town - records   2   3
85 - hi im not into this ancestry all that much. but my sister is . my grandmothers name was anna miszuk ....

GenealogyKing Sobieski - Mar 14, 2007
wos
Aug 3, 2014
The typical Polish look, or all Eastern Europeans   2   3   4   ...   8   9
265 - As a pole I will be the first to tell you that when it comes to hair and eye colour, there...

GenealogyCatherine1011 - Sep 23, 2007
Eliseusz
Aug 3, 2014
Are Silesians people German/Germanic?
10 - It is important to note that many poles in Silesia are fully ethnic poles that were moved west by the soviets...

GenealogySlavicaleks - Jul 7, 2012
Eliseusz
Aug 3, 2014
Information required on how/where to search to find out my father's history
6 - Thanks for everyone's help so far. He went to Australia after the end of WWII. From what I have heard,...

Genealogyawoj21 - Jul 29, 2014
awoj21
Aug 3, 2014
Polish looks?   2   3   4   ...   46   47
1,385 - I am a polish male. I have to say while one cannot generalize the looks of us poles, I have to...

GenealogyHeySUNSHINE - Dec 3, 2007
Eliseusz
Aug 3, 2014
Looking for missing person (Arkadiusz Sobota / Marzena Helena Sobota)   2   3
78 - A norwegian lady has written about Sobota in a Norwegian news paper, seems he is trying to set up another business...

Genealogysanyseal - May 15, 2013
sanyseal
Aug 2, 2014
The Name "Aleksandr[i]a Alicja"-Significance?
2 - Oh okay. Thank you so much for answering my question.

GenealogyNickidewbear - Jul 31, 2014
Nickidewbear
Aug 1, 2014


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