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Alexandrowicz Early Origins



The surname Alexandrowicz 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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Alexandrowicz Spelling Variations


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Alexandrowicz Spelling Variations



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

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Alexandrowicz Early History


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Alexandrowicz Early History



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

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Alexandrowicz Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Alexandrowicz Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Alexandrowicz 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 or some of its variants were: individuals whose social, cultural and professional accomplishments were known on both sides of the Atlantic.

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Contemporary Notables of the name Alexandrowicz (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Alexandrowicz (post 1700)



  • Nina Alexandrowicz (b. 1928), Polish Painter

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Kapff, Rudolf. Schwäbische Geschlechtsnamen. Stuttgart: Verlag Silberburg, 1927. Print.
    2. Colletta, John P. They Came in Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    3. Hoffman, William F. Polish Surnames: Origins and Meanings. 2nd Ed. Chicago: Polish Genealogical Society of America, 1997. Print. (ISBN 0-924207-04-3).
    4. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Co., 1964. Print.
    5. Brückner, Aleksander. etymologiczy jezyka polskiego (Etymologica Dictionary of the Polish Language). Warszaga: Wiedza Powszechra, 1970. Print.
    6. Strassburger, Ralph B. Pennsylvania German Pioneers The Original Lists of Arrivals in the Port of Philadelphia 3 Volumes. Baltimore: Picton Press, 1992. Print. (ISBN 978-0929539980).
    7. 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).
    8. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Harper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    9. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    10. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    11. ...

    The Alexandrowicz Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Alexandrowicz 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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