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The distinguished surname Blaszczyk is derived from the Czech given name "Blazej," which is itself derived from "Blaise," an old Roman family name which was originally a byname for someone with a speech or gait defect. The name was popular in Europe due to the fame of St. Blaise of Armenia, and became popular under a number of forms as both a surname and a given name during the Middle Ages.

Blaszczyk Early Origins



The surname Blaszczyk was first found in Bohemia, where it is thought to have first emerged. The earliest known bearer of the name was Conrad Blascke, who was living in Kassel, Germany in 1380. The young Blaszczyk family played a major role in the early history of the region, and contributed greatly to the development of medieval Bohemian society.

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Blaszczyk Spelling Variations


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Blaszczyk Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Blazek, Blasko, Blazej, Blasik, Blaszczyk, Blazow, Blasovics, Blaskovec and many more.

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Blaszczyk Early History


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Blaszczyk Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Blaszczyk research. Another 233 words (17 lines of text) covering the years 1380, 1439, 1599, 1712, 1753, and 1815 are included under the topic Early Blaszczyk History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Blaszczyk Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Blaszczyk Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 31 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Blaszczyk 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: Ludmilla Blaskowitz, who came to New York in 1862; Adolf Blazek, who immigrated to Baltimore in 1877; Frank Blazek, who settled in Chicago in 1881; Maria Blazej, who came to New York in 1882.

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Hinde, Thomas Ed. The Domesday Book England's Heritage Then and Now. Surrey: Colour Library Books, 1995. Print. (ISBN 1-85833-440-3).
    2. Shirley, Evelyn Philip. Noble and Gentle Men of England Or Notes Touching The Arms and Descendants of the Ancient Knightley and Gentle Houses of England Arranged in their Respective Counties 3rd Edition. Westminster: John Bowyer Nichols and Sons, 1866. Print.
    3. Humble, Richard. The Fall of Saxon England. New York: Barnes and Noble, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-88029-987-8).
    4. Mills, A.D. Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-19-869156-4).
    5. Marcharn, Frederick George. A Constitutional History of Modern England 1485 to the Present. London: Harper and Brothers, 1960. Print.
    6. Ingram, Rev. James. Translator Anglo-Saxon Chronicle 1823. Print.
    7. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    8. Cook, Chris. English Historical Facts 1603-1688. London: MacMillan, 1980. Print.
    9. Reaney P.H and R.M. Wilson. A Dictionary of English Surnames. London: Routledge, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-415-05737-X).
    10. Burke, Sir Bernard. Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Peerage and Baronetage, The Privy Council, Knightage and Compainonage. London: Burke Publishing, 1921. Print.
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    The Blaszczyk Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Blaszczyk 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 15 March 2013 at 18:02.

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