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Where did the Polish Czyzewski family come from? What is the Polish Czyzewski family crest and coat of arms? When did the Czyzewski family first arrive in the United States? Where did the various branches of the family go? What is the Czyzewski family history?The Polish surname Czyzewski is derived from the Polish word "czyz," meaning "greenfinch," and as a surname it was most likely originally a nickname. Nickname surnames are those names which derive their origin from a physical characteristic or personal attribute of the initial bearer. The name may have been born by someone who kept birds or by someone who enjoyed singing. Alternatively, this name may be of house-name origin, that is, a name derived from the medieval practice of displaying a sign, engraving or picture over one's establishment (inn or tavern). The proprietor and his family were then identified by the particular sign that they displayed, which later become their hereditary family name.
Spelling variations of this family name include: Czeski, Czyewski, Czyewski, Czyzewski, Czerniewski, Czewski and many more.
First found in the kingdom of Poland.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Czyzewski research. Another 212 words(15 lines of text) covering the years 1590 and 1772 are included under the topic Early Czyzewski History in all our PDF Extended History products.
Another 99 words(7 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Czyzewski Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Elisabeth Czeska, who came to Baltimore in 1862; Isidore Czeswinski, who was on record in the 1910 census of Maryland; Antonina Czeswinski, who arrived in Maryland between the years 1885 and 1910.
The Czyzewski Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Czyzewski Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.
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