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Alexandr Early Origins



The surname Alexandr 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. The chief towns of the province are Cracow, Tarnow, and Nowy Sacz. 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. The family were associated with the royal tribes of Koscieza and Srexiawa.

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Alexandr Spelling Variations


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Alexandr Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Alexandrowicz, Aleksandrowicz and others.

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Alexandr Early History


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Alexandr Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Alexandr research. Another 185 words (13 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Alexandr History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Alexandr Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Alexandr Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Alexandr Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Alexandr Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Jean Baptist Alexandr, who landed in Mobile, Ala in 1764

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Alexandr Family Crest Products


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Boniecki, Adam. Szymon Konarski, and Artur . Herbarz Polski Polish Armorial, 16 Volumes. Poland: Wydawnictwa Artystyczne i Filmowe, 1907. Print.
    2. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    3. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Harper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    4. Davies, Norman. God's Playground: A History of Poland in Two VoGod's Playground: A History of Poland in Two Volumes. Revised Ed. London: Oxford University Press, 2005. Print. (ISBN 0-199253390).
    5. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    6. Sanford, George. Historical Dictionary of Poland. Poland: Scarecrow Press, 2003. Print.
    7. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
    8. Colletta, John P. They Came in Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    9. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    10. Oswald, G. Lexicon der Heraldik. Leipzig: 1984. Print.
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    The Alexandr Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Alexandr 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.

    This page was last modified on 29 January 2014 at 16:24.

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