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Where did the Polish Lewinski family come from? What is the Polish Lewinski family crest and coat of arms? When did the Lewinski family first arrive in the United States? Where did the various branches of the family go? What is the Lewinski family history?

The Lewinski surname comes from the Polish word "lew," meaning "lion," which was the root of many first names and place names, before evolving into a surname.

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Spelling variations of this family name include: Lewinski, Lawinski, Levinski, Lavinski, Lewinsky, Lavinki, Lawinsky, Lavinka, Lavinky, Lekowwicz, Levinsky, Lawinka and many more.

First found in Polesie, the largest province of Poland. It is inhabited by Ruthenians, called Polesians, of Ukrainian descent. The main towns are those of Brest Litovsk, Pinsk, Kobryn, Kamenets, Litovsk, and Luninets. It was in this province that the renowned Radziwills and Sapiehas held their vast estates. Wolczyn was the seat of the Czartoryski family. The surname became noted for its many branches in the region, each house acquiring a status and influence which was envied by the princes of the region. In their later history the name became a power unto themselves and were elevated to the ranks of nobility as they grew into this most influential family.


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This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Lewinski research. Another 305 words(22 lines of text) covering the years 1038, 1420, 1500, and 1580 are included under the topic Early Lewinski History in all our PDF Extended History products.

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More information is included under the topic Early Lewinski Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.

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Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Lewinski Settlers in the United States in the 19th Century


  • Johann Lewinski who emigrated to Baltimore in 1865
  • Johann Lewinski, who landed in Baltimore, Maryland in 1865
  • Malke Lewinski, who arrived at New York, NY in 1873

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  • Corwin Edward Lewinski, Polish-American historian
  • George Lewinski, American radio broadcaster


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  5. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Co., 1964. Print.
  6. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
  7. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Co., 1976. Print.
  8. Hollowak, Thomas L. Polish Heads of Household in Maryland: An Index to the 1910 Census. Wesminister MD: Family Line Publications, 1990. Print.
  9. Stupnicki, H. Herbarz Polski Polish Armorial, 2 Volumes. London: Figaro Press, 1963. Print.
  10. Haverkamp, Alfred. Medieval Germany 1056-1273 2nd edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print.
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The Lewinski Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Lewinski 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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