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Bronikowski Early Origins



The surname Bronikowski 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. Wolczyn was the seat of the Czartoryski family. 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.

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Bronikowski Spelling Variations


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Bronikowski Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Bronzkowski, Bronizewski, Bronezweski, Bronzewski, Bronskowski, Bronowski, Bronsowski, Brudzewsaki, Brzudhowski, Brzedhowski and many more.

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Bronikowski Early History


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Bronikowski Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Bronikowski research. Another 225 words (16 lines of text) covering the years 152 and 1525 are included under the topic Early Bronikowski History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Bronikowski Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Bronikowski Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Bronikowski 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: Tomasz Bronikowsky, who arrived in Maryland between the years 1893-1910 with his wife Katerzyna, and their son and daughter.

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Contemporary Notables of the name Bronikowski (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Bronikowski (post 1700)



  • Adam Bronikowski (b. 1978), Polish silver and bronze medalist rower
  • Franciszek Jan Bronikowski (1907-1964), Polish bronze medalist rower at the 1928 Summer Olympics
  • Nicolas Bronikowski, Count d'Oppeln, French Divisional General during the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars from 1789 to 1815 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Generals Who Served in the French Army during the Period 1789-1815. (Retrieved 2015, February 11) Nicolas Bronikowski. Retrieved from http://www.napoleon-series.org/research/c_frenchgenerals.html
  • Hermann Leopold August von Oppeln- Bronikowski (1899-1966), German Army officer and panzer ace in World War I and World War II, winner of the gold medal in the team Dressage at the 1936 Summer Olympics, recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves and Swords
  • Friedrich von Oppeln- Bronikowski (1873-1936), German writer, translator, publisher and cultural historian

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Citations


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  1. ^ Generals Who Served in the French Army during the Period 1789-1815. (Retrieved 2015, February 11) Nicolas Bronikowski. Retrieved from http://www.napoleon-series.org/research/c_frenchgenerals.html

Other References

  1. Haverkamp, Alfred. Medieval Germany 1056-1273 2nd edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print.
  2. 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).
  3. Tobler-Meyer, Wilhelm. Familiennamen der Ostschweiz. Zürich: 1894. Print.
  4. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
  5. Boniecki, Adam. Szymon Konarski, and Artur . Herbarz Polski Polish Armorial, 16 Volumes. Poland: Wydawnictwa Artystyczne i Filmowe, 1907. Print.
  6. White, Davis, and S. Jeanne. People of Polonia: The 1910 Census ward Two--Baltimore City Maryland, Part1. Baltimore, MD: Historyk Press, 1994. Print.
  7. Holskins, Janina. Polish Genealogy and Heraldry An Introduction to Research. Washington: Library of Congress, 1987. Print.
  8. Colletta, John P. They Came in Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
  9. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
  10. Brückner, Aleksander. etymologiczy jezyka polskiego (Etymologica Dictionary of the Polish Language). Warszaga: Wiedza Powszechra, 1970. Print.
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The Bronikowski Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Bronikowski 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 11 February 2015 at 15:56.

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