Adamek History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Adamek family

The surname Adamek was first found in Cracow, a province of Poland which lies centrally, bounded by Kielce, Lublin, Silesia and Lwow. The captial city is Cracow, said to be the intellectual center of Poland. The region is composed of Poles and Gorale (Highlanders) who speak their own dialect and wear picturesque costumes. One Adamowicz family line is of old Lutheran descent from Austria, who, in around the year 1500 went to Harrien and Wierland, and it was there that they probably took on the Polish name Adamowicz.

Early History of the Adamek family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Adamek research. Another 162 words (12 lines of text) covering the years 1550, 1600, 1658, and 1802 are included under the topic Early Adamek History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Adamek Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Adamow, Adamov, Adamowicz, Adamiak, Adamovitch, Adamovitz, Adamowitzz, Adamovicz, Adamovich and many more.

Early Notables of the Adamek family (pre 1700)

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Adamek Ranking

In the United States, the name Adamek is the 17,072nd most popular surname with an estimated 2,487 people with that name. [1]

United States Adamek migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Adamek Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • C V Adamek, who arrived in Texas in 1850 [2]

Contemporary Notables of the name Adamek (post 1700) +

  • William Adamek, American politician, Industrial Candidate for Presidential Elector for Pennsylvania, 1916 [3]
  • Donna Adamek (b. 1957), nicknamed "The Mighty Mite," an American tenpin bowler, four-time Bowler of the Year on the WIBC Tour (1978-1981), inducted into the PWBA and WIBC Halls of Fame
  • Mark Adamek (b. 1982), American former professional ice hockey defenseman
  • Mieczyslaw Adamek DFC (1918-1944), Polish fighter ace during the World War II with five aerial victories, buried in Northwood, England after being shot down on 18th of May 1944
  • Andrzej Adamek (b. 1972), former Polish professional basketball player
  • Tomasz Adamek (b. 1976), Polish professional boxer, former WBC light heavyweight champion
  • Marian Adamek, Czech ice hockey defenceman
  • Karl Adamek (1910-2000), Austrian international footballer and manager

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  2. ^ 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)
  3. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, August 16) . Retrieved from on Facebook
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