Wozniak History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms 

The name Wozniak is an occupational name that would have been assumed by people in the Middle Ages to demonstrate their profession. Interestingly, the name Wozniak arose from several different sources, referring to different occupations. The root of this name could have been the Polish word "wozic," meaning to "carry;" "woznica," denoted a driver, or coachman of horses. Another possibility is a root of "wozny," meaning "baliff," or other government official.

Early Origins of the Wozniak family

The surname Wozniak was first found in Poland.

Important Dates for the Wozniak family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Wozniak research. Another 32 words (2 lines of text) covering the years 1529, 1584, 1640, 1669, and 1673 are included under the topic Early Wozniak History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Wozniak Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Wozniack, Wozniak, Wozniakiewicz, Woznia and many more.

Early Notables of the Wozniak family (pre 1700)

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Wozniak migration to the United States

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Wozniak Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Henry Wozniak, who settled in New York, NY in 1873
  • Anastasia Wozniak, who was on record in Baltimore in 1874
  • Maria Wozniak, who settled in Baltimore in 1876
  • Michael Wozniak, age 22, who arrived in Baltimore in 1893
  • Wojeick Wozniak, age 16, who arrived Baltimore in 1893
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)
Wozniak Settlers in United States in the 20th Century
  • Joseph Wozniak, who landed in Alabama in 1924 [1]

Contemporary Notables of the name Wozniak (post 1700)

  • Dagmara Wozniak (b. 1988), Polish-born American gold and three-time bronze medalist sabre fencer
  • John N. Wozniak (b. 1956), American politician, Member of the Pennsylvania Senate (1997-)
  • Steve Gary Wozniak (b. 1950), nicknamed "Woz", American computer engineer and the co-founder of Apple Computer (now Apple Inc.), with Steve Jobs; his inventions and machines are credited with contributing greatly to the personal computer revolution of the 1970s
  • John Edward Wozniak (b. 1921), American professional (NFL) football player former
  • Pawel Wozniak (b. 1969), Polish hurler at the 1992 Summer Olympics
  • Paulina Wozniak (b. 1992), Polish silver medalist swimmer at the 2008 Summer Paralympics
  • Arkadiusz Wozniak (b. 1990), Polish footballer
  • Piotr Wozniak (b. 1956), Polish politician, member of the Sejm (2005-)
  • Aleksandra Wozniak (b. 1987), Canadian professional tennis player
  • Matt Wozniak (b. 1983), Canadian curler from Winnipeg, Manitoba

Historic Events for the Wozniak family

Bismarck
  • Kurt Wozniak (1919-1941), German Matrosengefreiter who served aboard the German Battleship Bismarck during World War II when it was sunk heading to France; he died in the sinking [2]

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Citations

  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  2. ^ Bismarck & Tirpitz Class - Crew List Bismarck. (Retrieved 2018, February 06). Retrieved from https://www.bismarck-class.dk/bismarck/crew/bismarck_crew.html#crew_details
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