Bilski History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
Early Origins of the Bilski family
The surname Bilski was 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. 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.
Early History of the Bilski family
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Bilski Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Belczyk, Bielska, Belecki, Belewski, Bélik, Belski, Belitsh and many more.
Early Notables of the Bilski family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Bilski family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Bilski Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
- Marianna Pawlak Bilski, who settled in Texas in 1867
- Valentis Bilski, who settled in New York, NY in 1867
- William Bilski, who settled in Texas in 1871
- Wm. Bilski, who arrived in Texas in 1872
Bilski Settlers in United States in the 20th Century
- Franz Bilski, who settled in Indiana sometime between 1907 and 1910
Contemporary Notables of the name Bilski (post 1700)
- Arkadiusz Bilski (b. 1973), Polish football player
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