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Sticky: THE MEANING OF YOUR POLISH LAST NAME, SURNAME?   2   3   4   ...   140   141
4,203 - Kunkel is either a misspelt or Germanised form of the Polish surname K彗ol (meaning corncockle). The name is especially widespread in...

GenealogyPolonius3 - May 29, 2008
Polonius3
12:08am
Sticky: All Future Polish Genealogy Researchers ***** Please Read before you start a thread   2
46 - I looked up the actual record on ancestry for you. It is a bit illegible. There were 5...

GenealogyPatrycja19 - Mar 7, 2012
azdahak
Jan 19, 2015
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
How to find a burial site / records in Poland...
29 - There is this really-good site where I found a, e.g., Czerniecki grave in a Russian Orthodox cemetery (not sure if related...

GenealogyJEE - Aug 3, 2011
Nickidewbear
10:27pm
Stanislaw (Jan) Czternastek & Bronislaw Wydrowski - searching info on Polish War Pilots   2
35 - I have just sent an email to Zenon Andrzejewski, hope I have got the correct email, but if anyone has the...

GenealogyBernie2 - Aug 26, 2013
PolishPilotinfo
Yesterday
Typical Polish Eye Color   2
37 - Not sure how I even ended up on this site.. but I must say... my mother and father both have clear...

Genealogygenecps - Jul 2, 2012
Melby
Jan 28, 2015
Finding father? (Marcus Ludovicus Constance Gommers)
1 - hope you can have good luck,maybe you can go some other form to have a try. Good luck

Genealogyjoyce - Jan 16, 2015
bigapp
Jan 27, 2015
How to find a person in Poland?   2   3   4   ...   10   11
312 - Jolly, I made a promise with her about taking a photo (I'm a photographer) of Poland which I'll name it after...

GenealogyBeata - Aug 15, 2006
SalvadoRPG23
Jan 27, 2015
Family name Morwitch (Anglicised)
8 - Some details for Sophia LAZARUS who married Henry MORWITCH 1864 in New Zealand : 1841 Household Members: Name Age...

GenealogyCpt. Moonlight - May 16, 2011
Jocelyn
Jan 27, 2015
Are Western Ukrainians mixed with Poles?
3 - And Polish are mixed with German, Russians, Ukrainans, Jews etc... Germans are mixed with Polish and French

GenealogyEnvyme - Feb 12, 2013
Rafal
Jan 27, 2015
Searching for family members of Janek W Nurek 1903-1993
1 - NUREK: diver or grebe (bird speiceis); possible topo nick for an inhabitant of Nur or Nurczyn.

Genealogypcs1968 - Jan 26, 2015
Polonius3
Jan 26, 2015
Turkiewicz Ancestors from Poland
4 - Merged: turkiewicz We have located family from Grodek-Jagiellonskim, Lviv, Przemysl. We have many but many remain missing and we...

GenealogyJTess - Sep 14, 2014
mturk
Jan 26, 2015
What does the "von" in Polish (Kazubin) surnames mean/stand for?
3 - It's rarely a sign of nobility. Most of the time, it's simply an indicator describing where a person came...

Genealogyrikolla - Jan 24, 2015
TheOther
Jan 24, 2015
How can the surname Drzewiecki be both Jewish and Catholic?   2
33 - Only Americans make such a big fuss over their heritage (I'm not talking about genealogy here!), and they believe that the...

GenealogyLevanna - Jan 1, 2012
TheOther
Jan 24, 2015
Kosakiewicz family / Sochowski
26 - I posted some information a while ago on my knowledge of our "Sochowski" last name. If you, donmar, could post another...

Genealogyjoekosakiewicz - Mar 9, 2009
JMComer
Jan 23, 2015
How to legally change your name in Poland?
4 - Merged: Is it possible in Poland to change a name if its not Polish sounding? I am a Polish/USA...

GenealogyAlex2013nv - Jan 2, 2013
thesipguy
Jan 22, 2015
Aleksiewicz Surname - Looking for my ancestors
11 - my grandfather is Edward Aleksiewicz, was married to June, and he was from Poland.. I don't know much but would...

Genealogymissypresto - Feb 28, 2011
jaleksiewicz03
Jan 22, 2015
Wierzcholek family surname
12 - kind of odd in a way. my babcia's maiden name was Wieczorek. But my grandmother was born in Kropiwki, NE of...

Genealogymwieszcholek - Mar 18, 2010
gjene
Jan 21, 2015
The Name "Kasis"
6 - Thank you so much. It definitely is "Kasis", meanwhile. I double checked multiple records. Also, to anyone else, immigrants did...

GenealogyNickidewbear - Jan 19, 2015
Nickidewbear
Jan 20, 2015
Are Any Birth Records Kept from "Poland" in the 1800's
3 - That's one of the reasons why in genealogy, the nationality of your ancestors is much more important than their ethnicity....

GenealogyLisa236 - Jan 10, 2015
TheOther
Jan 19, 2015
Adopted from Poland; trying to find my biological parents   2
40 - Hello, I was born in Warsaw and then Adopted in 1964 by Americans. I have all of my papers,...

Genealogyedward22 - Dec 3, 2008
Scooby464
Jan 19, 2015
Monte Cassino + Russian labour camp
22 - It has probably already been mentioned somewhere on this site, but one place I managed to acquire one hell of a...

Genealogytessapilipczuk - Jan 16, 2007
ryszardsys
Jan 19, 2015
Looking for any and all information on Dabrowski/Dombrowski from Poland   2   3   4
90 - Hi my name is Malak....I'm from Poland Znin......I've some information about my family....I'm looking aby information about ... to US.......my addres:...

Genealogyvalpomike - Apr 21, 2009
Lemal
Jan 19, 2015
Nawrot surname source (Jewish converts to Catholicisim?)
6 - It absolutely can be. "Nawrocki", by the way:

Genealogyshimmy - Aug 25, 2010
Nickidewbear
Jan 19, 2015
Is Litwin a Jewish surname ?
3 - I said that the surname "can be". I didn't say that it is. Also, I wish that some people weren't...

GenealogyPolishgator64 - Jan 18, 2015
Nickidewbear
Jan 19, 2015
How Daniel surname is common in Poland? Could it have had its origins in the 17/18th c. Scottish immigration?
7 - It would have to be Danielewicz.

Genealogysoybomb - Jan 14, 2015
Polonius3
Jan 18, 2015
Kukarskij Nicholas - moved from Poland to Ekaterinburg at the beginning of the 20th century. Help to find out!
3 - Maybe try to contact one of the Polish consulates in Ukraine to find out something. Here are phone numbers...

GenealogyDronos - Jan 16, 2015
Paulina
Jan 18, 2015
Historia Wladyslawa, Krolewicza Polskiego I Szwedzkiego - Story of Wladyslawa, Polish and Swedish Prince
1 - I don't have much, and maybe even you saw this: ... It's from Google Books. Full copy is unfortunately unavailable,...

GenealogyRwyber - Jan 6, 2015
Looker
Jan 17, 2015
ORP B造skawica Crew Records?   2
33 - Details of the crew of ORP Bkyskawica can be found in a little book by Wanda Troman 'ORP Blyskawica of Cowes...

GenealogyORP - Nov 17, 2008
eddiegatner
Jan 17, 2015
WW2 Polish Immigrant - Sgt Florian Stanislaw Bilicki
NEW - Sgt Florian Stanislaw Bilicki fought in the September Campaign in 1939 although he and his colleagues were mechanics and fitters....

GenealogyR1268 - Jan 17, 2015
Wlaz and Petraszczuk
9 - Try this again.

Genealogysingingfalls - Jan 13, 2015
singingfalls
Jan 16, 2015
Rygiel, Gnyp, Tomkiewicz Surnames
10 - My great-great-grandmother was Apolonia Tomkiewicz, born about 1813. She was married to my gg-grfather, Andreas Rygiel. They lived around...

GenealogyGuest - Mar 15, 2006
Mary Pate
Jan 16, 2015
Polish Gypsy Roots & Roma ancestors in their families   2   3   4   5   6
171 - is there a reason it would be a term of endearment or something someone would call themselves by

GenealogyGuest - Jun 3, 2006
roots
Jan 15, 2015
Does anyone have any relatives who served with 1st Polish Armoured Division (Gen. Maczek)   2   3   4   ...   8   9
262 - My father was Cprl Bronislw Gabrek and he served with the 1 Polish Armored Dividion under General Maczek (and M.G....

GenealogyPeter - Mar 31, 2007
madalane
Jan 14, 2015
Are Silesians people German/Germanic?   2
30 - Perhaps Germany could also join your dream Commonwealth with Serbia. Would make sense......

GenealogySlavicaleks - Jul 7, 2012
JollyRomek
Jan 12, 2015
Duplaga Family in Brzozow research   2
43 - Polonius3, Your first suggestion is a possibility, but I am not knowledgeable enough in this area to decide one way...

Genealogymwhary - Apr 9, 2011
mwhary
Jan 11, 2015
Oczkowicz - Anyone here from Zagorzany or the area? / Kandefer
6 - KANDEFER: Some 670 people in Poland share this surname, around 460 of them living in and around the city of...

Genealogyjohnocz - Apr 19, 2012
Polonius3
Jan 11, 2015
Manko, Federowicz, Baszczek, Zatwarnicka. Family history mystery.   2
31 - FEDEROWICZ: This name originated as a patronymic nickname meaning "son of Theodore". The "Feder-" root represents the Ruthenian (Ukrainian, Belarusian) pronunciation...

GenealogyTrevor - Dec 30, 2009
Polonius3
Jan 11, 2015
Polish Citizenship for a foreigner whose parents was born in Poland   2   3   4   5   6
160 - Hey guys, I'm really confused and wondering if someone can help me out. My mom is Polish, dad is Canadian....

GenealogyMilton Jungman - Sep 10, 2007
Bobert
Jan 9, 2015
Sobaniak family
2 - Hi Heather, my name is Dorota. I am Polish with the same surname: Sobaniak. This is Hungarian/Romanian name, means: salt...

Genealogyhns86 - Nov 18, 2014
Dorothees
Jan 9, 2015
Meaning of surname Wlodarski
18 - WΜDARSKI: probably originated as a patronymic nck whose root-word was w這darz (an old term for a chief, headman or leader); W這darski...

Genealogymaryleeb - Aug 14, 2011
Polonius3
Jan 9, 2015
Domkoski or Dabkowski - In search of my Grandfather's history
19 - My guess would very much be that the Wierzbicka family were just visiting Pisz. Pisz is mainly a tourist town...

GenealogydoctorB - Nov 4, 2014
Harry
Jan 7, 2015
Zofia Lakomic, Tadeusz Ryba. Looking for my mothers relatives
NEW - Her name was Zofia lakomic she married tadeus Ryba. She had a sister who had children,and a brother who died.Zofia and...

GenealogyKaz Ryba - Jan 7, 2015
Walczak / Strzeszynski / Swiec family members
12 - Hello, My grandfather's name was Ignatz or Ignotious Walczak. He married Josephine Burmisteczak and lived in Orzechowo (between Wrzesnia and...

Genealogycarynjam77 - Jul 22, 2010
Karol1976
Jan 6, 2015
Bernatowicz surname? (I am starting to wonder if anyone in my family was American?)   2   3
76 - Comes from names starting with "Sta-", for example "Stanis豉w" (in fact, the most probably, like 95%). Suffix "-ak" suggest partonymic character...

GenealogyAmerican Dudz - Oct 18, 2013
Veles
Jan 6, 2015
looking for Barbara Niewierowska
1 - I see two person with name Barbara Niewiarowska in Poland, one from Warsaw, second Bia造stok. Check also different networking sites (of...

Genealogyspider2012 - Aug 23, 2012
Looker
Jan 5, 2015
Seeking information on the Aleksiejuk and Marcinkowska families from Siemiatycze
1 - I did a quick search on Google - great source of knowledge, and I saw some results for both surnames in...

GenealogyMkratts - Mar 5, 2014
Looker
Jan 5, 2015
Drz您gowa, Wybierk闚; Przyby ㄆkasz (* Przybe這), pens Wybierkowa "ex Wro鎍zy雟ki - Translation with meaning
13 - Maybe there are some lessons available online for free.

GenealogyRwyber - Jan 4, 2015
Veles
Jan 5, 2015
Searching Polish relatives of the Berezowki family, Tarnopol
3 - thank-you Polonius3 and maksim i just found these replies today grateful for your time and helpful responses tb

Genealogyteriberi - Aug 24, 2014
teriberi
Jan 5, 2015
Polish Surnames Anglicized?   2
46 - Looks like its been a while since the last post, but I thought I'd contribute some examples of name changes in...

Genealogykarturn - Jul 30, 2007
cpeters
Jan 4, 2015
Common surnames in Poland NOT of Polish origin ?   2
51 - My last name is pretty uncommon in Poland. Szenk - Schenk (I presume)

GenealogySlavicaleks - Jul 11, 2012
Szenk88HTAFC
Jan 4, 2015
Poles born under Russian control - are we Russian?   2
31 - On the ship manifest (arrived 1913) for my ggm, it lists Russia as the nationality, Polish as the race/people. That side...

GenealogyRudy5 - Sep 7, 2012
pulptress
Jan 4, 2015
Getting records from Poland (are records of Poles moved from churches to the archives)?
20 - That sounds more like a family name. Are you sure it's a place? ...

GenealogyUSA - Aug 4, 2011
TheOther
Jan 2, 2015
Searching for August Klein born 1823 in Putzig
2 - Forgot this one: ... They have the protestant church books (interesting for you are the 'Trauungen' = marriages)....

Genealogyrod klein - Jan 1, 2015
TheOther
Jan 1, 2015
Origins of Polish surnames that end in "o". Are they from ukrainian origins
8 - Pozna University onomastician Dr Ewa Szczodruch believes Bojdo comws from the Old Polish verb boje si (to fear) or the word...

GenealogyJadowniki - Dec 29, 2014
Polonius3
Dec 31, 2014
Searching for relatives of Stanislaus Wilczynski dead or alive
3 - Thank you. I have not had any luck finding relatives but will continue searching.

Genealogyshasha - Oct 3, 2014
shasha
Dec 29, 2014
My family name is Wopschall, Wobshall, Wagschal (and a few other similar spellings)
2 - I may have some helpful information on Wobschall, Wobshall, Etc. Contact me at: Stingr2014@aol.com

GenealogyReuven W. - Apr 22, 2014
almar63
Dec 27, 2014
Kajzer, Sztefko, Balcerzak, Ldziarstek, Kowalczyk: Kozy, Warszawa relatives
3 - KAJZER: this is the Polish respelling of the German word Kaiser (emperor). As a surname it probably originated as a toponymic...

Genealogypopkaiser - Jan 29, 2011
Polonius3
Dec 26, 2014
Banas and Planeta Family from Radwan or Szczucin
2 - BANA: one of many surnames derived from Banadyk, the dialectal (peasant) form of Benedykt; others inlcude Banaszek, Banach, Bieniek, etc....

GenealogyKrysia64 - Mar 21, 2011
Polonius3
Dec 26, 2014
Closed: Polish DNA? Poles have the most genes in a group includes Balts, Macedonians and Greeks.   2   3   4   ...   8   9
268 - Merged: I took a DNA test, and found out why my Polish grandfather, and siblings looked all different My...

GenealogyPolonius3 - Sep 12, 2010
Myatska
Dec 26, 2014


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