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Sticky: Want to find a person in Poland   2   3   4   ...   15   16
468 - Merged: EUGENE BURKACKI WAS STATIONED IN SCOTLAND 1944-1949 ANYONE KNOW EUGENE BURKACKI WAS STATIONED IN SCOTLAND 1944-1949...

GenealogyBeata - 15 Aug 2006 / BAGPIPESMAD - 15:49
Sticky: THE MEANING AND RESEARCH OF MY POLISH LAST NAME, SURNAME?   2   3   4   ...   138   139
4,151 - Hello, I have two surnames - Wojewoda and Nalepka Both from Kobyle, New Wiśniczi Thank you Lisa...

GenealogyPolonius3 - 29 May 2008 / redcatlmf - 29 Apr 2016
Sticky: Poland Genealogy Resources   2   3   4
114 - If anyone does manage to locate Polish (or Russian-language, my great-grandparents were from villages taken over by the Russian Empire) records, PolishOrigins.com...

GenealogyPatrycja19 - 10 Nov 2006 / hannahblack26 - 27 Apr 2016
Sticky: All Future Polish Genealogy Researchers: Please Read before you start a thread   2
41 - Merged: Thanks Polonius Thanks for the information Polonius, especially that about the Szymczaks. Now if I could only find out which...

GenealogyPatrycja19 - 7 Mar 2012 / mimm746 - 12 Apr 2015
If a person went to a Polish hospital (wartime) in the city would they likely have kept records of births?
3 - And before the war it wasn't common to go to hospital to get a baby, people were doing it at home....

Genealogygjene - 14:12 / kpc21 - 19:10
Claiming WW2 medals for Polish father
29 - Hello, My late father-in-law served in the Polish army in WWII. I have his army papers, one of which lists his...

Genealogypdv8 - 24 Feb 2007 / Gosia123 - 06:48
Angela Merkel is partially Polish. Her family name could be Kaźmierczak
18 - Pan( i ) or panienka, you mean!...

GenealogyVlad1234 - 22 May 2015 / Lyzko - 29 Apr 2016
Trying to trace the Krych family
NEW - We are trying to trace the family of my father (Jozef Krych) who was born in or around Koscielec near Kolo on...

GenealogyKoloJoe - 24 Apr 2016 / — -
Red Hair - recessive gene from Poland?   2   3   4
108 - Indigenously, though, Slavs were light haired and light eyed. Then came in the, e.g., Jews, Tartars, Celts, Vikings, etc.. BTW, some...

GenealogyJampat - 17 Mar 2009 / Nickidewbear - 24 Apr 2016
Looking for relatives of Vincent Sowinski, Poland.
5 - Hello, My grandfather Josef Sowinski migrated to Aus after the war, he has passed now but I know he left a...

GenealogyDeborah Sowinsk - 14 Jan 2009 / Sowinski - 23 Apr 2016
Polish Romani (gypsy) surnames
27 - If anyone has any insight on the last night rybij it would be appreciated. I was always told that it was unsure...

Genealogylecount1973 - 31 Oct 2009 / lynny - 20 Apr 2016
Looking for information on my great grandfather Josef Sokolowski
10 - Yes, that is him. There is a territorial census from 1935 also. My roadblock is pre 1935. I have a possible match...

GenealogyJoJoDaPyro - 13 Apr 2016 / JoJoDaPyro - 19 Apr 2016
Birth Of Balandowycz/Balandowitz from Tuchółka, Poland
2 - Probably not much help, but here is his burial record:- familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QVG9-7D4V...

GenealogyTheFamilyMan91 - 4 Apr 2016 / Chemikiem - 16 Apr 2016
The typical Polish look, or all Eastern Europeans   2   3   4   ...   8   9
256 - Took from one ethnic forum. Translated by the translator. copy-paste = deleted....

GenealogyCatherine1011 - 23 Sep 2007 / ArtoCodes - 15 Apr 2016
Zawadinsky family tree, Rawicz descendants from Poland
20 - Can any moderator please erase the email adress I provided in first post ? regards....

Genealogyrawicz - 9 Jun 2015 / thenewsreader - 14 Apr 2016
Krupski name   2
31 - My grandmother's Maiden name was Joan Krupski. Her parents were from Poland. She married Allan Gerald Gilloon who's roots lie in Ireland....

Genealogyelkrupski - 7 Jan 2010 / Jim Gilloon - 14 Apr 2016
Obtaining Polish Birth Certificate
6 - Merged: Obtaining Polish birth certificate in UK I want to apply for a copy of my Polish-born father's birth certificate....

GenealogyAlexis_Stephani - 29 Sep 2012 / jmk - 13 Apr 2016
Geneology - Trying to trace family (advice/help required)
2 - Hello, Hudak is your surname, I guess? Sounds like Góral or Slovak surname, and Gorlice is in SE-Poland near Slovak...

GenealogyHudak86 - 13 Apr 2016 / Munich - 13 Apr 2016
Are all identical Polish surnames related?
2 - No. For example, Nowak is a very very common name....

GenealogylewanPK - 13 Apr 2016 / jon357 - 13 Apr 2016
Are Polish birth records available on the Internet?   2
41 - Polish Archive is now online. It's magic once you learn how to navigate. I use Jewishgen indexes to get...

GenealogyDebianco - 30 Sep 2007 / felber - 12 Apr 2016
Searching for Dawids and Deptułas in Kadzidło parish
10 - I hope you get this. My grand father came to the US around 1905. His brother Jozef vouched for him...

GenealogyCurrian - 12 Aug 2012 / DianeMysinger - 12 Apr 2016
How did Leszek Miller get the surname Miller - is it a Polish name?
23 - It likely comes from the Polish-Jewish "Maka" or "Monka", aka "Miller". "Munka" is Czech-Jewish for "Shlomi"....

GenealogyPolskiej_Dumy - 19 Oct 2010 / Nickidewbear - 12 Apr 2016
Need help with place of birth in Prussia from US marriage certificate
7 - Are you sure she was born in Prussia and not in Vernon, PA?...

Genealogynuorlenzgal - 25 Nov 2014 / TheOther - 11 Apr 2016
Surname Szarałło/Szarało?
NEW - Does anyone know something about the origin of the surname Szarałło (also spelled Szarało)? One of my great-grandparents had this name and...

Genealogyarelis - 11 Apr 2016 / — -
Strzelecki, Gajewski, Letkiewicz, Piatek surnames - tracking my Great-Grand-mothers Family
10 - mazowzse, check: Anders Army. check: Polish 2nd Corps. You will find some answers on this site. search the threads....

GenealogyBluemonkeyeyes - 15 Feb 2012 / Philip 666 - 9 Apr 2016
How do you find relatives in Poland?   2   3   4
93 - As I remember, there was someone quite active in Solidarity called Krzysztof Lozinski, is that your brother? He's still around and occasionally...

GenealogyGuest - 16 Jun 2006 / jon357 - 7 Apr 2016
Why are some Polish people dark complected, and others very light   2   3   4   ...   13   14
401 - Maybe. Although what I've gotten to know of the gentleman in question (including his QUITE fair-haired, light-eyed father and siblings), I'd tend...

GenealogyMyatska - 25 Feb 2007 / Lyzko - 6 Apr 2016
Where are the Lemkos now? Do they still exist in Poland?   2
31 - Before the war, the Lemkos were considered to have been in the process of Polish assimilation: Greek Catholic church sermons in...

GenealogyKoach - 4 Feb 2007 / Lwow Eagle - 6 Apr 2016
Slavs are descendants of Sarmatians?   2   3   4   5   6
163 - historyfiles.co.uk/KingListsEurope/BarbarianVandals.htm 98 - 125 historyfiles.co.uk/KingListsEurope/EasternPoland.htm#Oxhoft The Przeworsk is linked by some scholars to the arrival and migration of...

GenealogyOgien - 1 Feb 2011 / AdrianK9 - 4 Apr 2016
herb. Rawicz / Rawa and herb. Dolega
14 - thanksa...

Genealogythenewsreader - 4 Apr 2015 / thenewsreader - 4 Apr 2016
Are Sorbs Polish? Does anyone know about Sorbish enthnicity?   2
55 - It would have been much better for them in the long run, I think. In hindsight, the rapid unification was a...

GenealogyMichał - 16 Feb 2016 / delphiandomine - 4 Apr 2016
Domino Family - immigrated to Chicago area from Poland
6 - DOMINO: derived from the first name Dominik (Dominic), linked to the Latin word Dominus (lord). For more info please contact me....

GenealogyKORO - 13 May 2013 / Polonius3 - 4 Apr 2016
Name of a town in Poland in early 1900's
18 - I stand corrected! I forgot about the period of time the OP was referring to..........

Genealogymdroz999 - 3 Apr 2016 / Chemikiem - 3 Apr 2016
Looking for info on Romani name Goman and Siejanka Goman from a gravesite in one of Poland's cemeteries   2
34 - Hi Kasia. Sorry, I can't really think of anything else much at present. Did you contact that genealogical society through their...

Genealogykasia777 - 15 Mar 2016 / Atch - 31 Mar 2016
OLD POLISH CHURCHES (Catholic Church in Krostkowo in 1875)
5 - Yes its still exists , and it is a stunning little church , Working parish...

Genealogycarolonpark - 3 May 2013 / Magdanjim - 30 Mar 2016
Adopted from Poland; trying to find my biological parents   2
60 - My new book called "Separated Lives" is a true story about the adoption of a baby boy and years later a friend...

Genealogyedward22 - 3 Dec 2008 / annlasa - 30 Mar 2016
Gierz surname. My ancestors came from Przedborow, Poland.
7 - The phone Nr to the Gmina of Mikstat (the jurisidiction of Przedborów) is: (48) 62 731 0046...

Genealogylisamortimore - 27 Mar 2016 / Polonius3 - 29 Mar 2016
Need to find out the birth date of my Grandfather Konstanty Klimowski
5 - KLIMOWSKI: root-word klim (short peasant form of Klemens {Clement}); probably toponymic from localilites such as Klimów, Klimowo, Klimówka, etc. (Eng. equiv....

Genealogydustytopazz - 27 Jun 2014 / Polonius3 - 28 Mar 2016
Galetka, Martin - married to an Elizabeth; I believe Klil - last name not sure of
11 - MURGAŁA: from dialectal murgać (standard Polish mrugać) to wink. Hence the initial bearer of this nickname.turned.surname was known as Jan Murgała...

GenealogycrazyhorseWIUS - 18 Sep 2012 / Polonius3 - 26 Mar 2016
Do I look Polish? (my picture)   2   3   4   ...   6   7
186 - I also don't want to be at the point where I can't regularly converse with others language wise you know?...

GenealogyTheJunglist - 16 Jul 2012 / Poleboy765 - 25 Mar 2016
Polish equivalent of "Jessie"?   2
31 - The lingustically accurate translation of Czesława into English is Ceslava from the Latin. But many such people chose something they thought...

Genealogytiamatgreen - 16 Jun 2010 / Polonius3 - 24 Mar 2016
Why the escape in the 1800s ? Searching for my family roots.
17 - WITKOS: This nickname-turned-surname was dervied from Witek, the hypocoristic (pet) name for Witold, once a very popular first name. Witold is...

Genealogysteveholdem - 13 Dec 2009 / Polonius3 - 22 Mar 2016
Does anyone have any relatives who served with 1st Polish Armoured Division (Gen. Maczek)   2   3   4   ...   8   9
263 - Hi My father served in 24-th Lancers Regiment of 1-st Polish Armoured Division in the rank of Lieutenant transfered later to...

GenealogyPeter - 31 Mar 2007 / Rammstein - 20 Mar 2016
Cropcho - Any thoughts on a Polish surname that might have led to this anglicized spelling?
3 - Hello! I am a Cropcho (using that exact spelling). However, my surname came from my father's father, who came from Ukraine,...

Genealogyhgp214 - 29 Feb 2016 / jamesc - 18 Mar 2016
Surname Krzyszczuk
25 - Awesome David. Keep at it. I also have the szczuk issue to deal with from the same areas....

GenealogyJohn_K - 30 Nov 2008 / singingfalls - 18 Mar 2016
LOOKING FOR "RIGHTEOUS CHRISTIANS" IN POLAND - BEDZIN, BRZOZOW / Cyganek, Gruszczynski, Chura
17 - Merged: LOOKING FOR RIGHTEOUS CHRISTIAN FAMILY FROM POLAND WHO HID JEWISH GIRL DURING WWII from 1942- 1945 Hi- I am...

Genealogymarkmblogier - 6 Jul 2011 / trachmanfamily - 16 Mar 2016
Are all Poles blue eyed and blonde?   2   3   4   ...   14   15
426 - Care to tell us who you on about? because the OP said all the Poles he met were blond with blue...

Genealogyjurk - 17 Nov 2006 / Wulkan - 6 Mar 2016
5'9" tall is a normal for Poland Male height?
17 - I agree here, Wulkan. Many Polish males have a larger body frame than many other Europeans, except perhaps for Germans:-)...

GenealogyHerzegovina - 6 Oct 2013 / Lyzko - 5 Mar 2016
Typical Polish Eye Color   2
44 - Suffice to add, however, that a healthy majority of Poles have, at the very least, "light" eyes, shall we say:-) Blue, light...

Genealogygenecps - 2 Jul 2012 / Lyzko - 5 Mar 2016
Is there a list of names of who was in Poland's Anders army?
15 - Dear Siam can you contact me? I'm very interesting about polish in Trani. Thank you....

Genealogytessapilipczuk - 20 Jan 2007 / Gianluca - 5 Mar 2016
Felix Rawisinski from Lodz, Poland
6 - I have just seen this message. I have sent you an email today. Thank you!...

GenealogyTomBella - 27 Aug 2012 / TomBella - 3 Mar 2016
Jackowski, Wieckowski - Ancestors Search in Mława Poland
16 - WIĘCKOWSKI: probably originated as a toponymic nick from such localities as Więcków, Więckowo, Więckowy, etc.There were nobles amongst the Więckowskis...

Genealogyjoejazz - 5 Jan 2010 / Polonius3 - 27 Feb 2016
DNA Testing in Poland. Is it popular?   2   3
72 - I have put together this web page to discuss my dna testing and its relationship to my Polish heritage. singingfalls.com/dna.html...

GenealogyEsotericForest - 20 Nov 2010 / singingfalls - 27 Feb 2016
Information on family name, Krzycki
23 - KRZYCKI: toponmyic surname from the village of Krzycko in the Leszno region of west-central Poland....

GenealogyVespa - 19 Feb 2007 / Polonius3 - 25 Feb 2016
LISIA GORA - village in Poland
16 - thecatholicdirectory.com/directory.cfm?fuseaction=search_directory&country=pl&absolutecity=Lisia%20Gora Plus read post number 11 on this thread....

Genealogycaprice49 - 24 Aug 2009 / Chemikiem - 25 Feb 2016
Return of the Polish Jadah / Jadach surname   2
33 - Still here. You won't get rid of me that easily. While awaiting DNA results to maybe, maybe, maybe give me a thread...

GenealogyViking33 - 12 Jan 2016 / Viking33 - 23 Feb 2016
How Polish am I? What is the correct formula?   2
58 - See, I can;t let a sleeping dog lay. My apology for the misspelling. Stuff like that eats away at me....

GenealogyThisPain - 26 May 2011 / singingfalls - 20 Feb 2016
Polish surnames of Hungarian / Ruthenian / Rusyn origin
4 - Merged: Is my surname of Ruthenian or Rusyn origin? Here I am again, sent back by a wall of geology....

GenealogyBartkowiak - 31 Jan 2016 / Bartkowiak - 18 Feb 2016
Polish Tatar People and Names.
8 - Merged: Polish surnames of Tatar origin Could anyone list Polish surnames of Tatar origin? Also, could Bernatowicz be one? Not...

GenealogyMUZO - 23 Oct 2007 / Bartkowiak - 18 Feb 2016
Wierzbicka, Wierzbicki family search in Poland
5 - To Kalafior I know him...

Genealogyagnieszka77 - 20 Nov 2010 / tomato - 14 Feb 2016


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