Early Origins of the Bronowski family
The surname Bronowski 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.
Early History of the Bronowski family
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Bronowski Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Bronzkowski, Bronizewski, Bronezweski, Bronzewski, Bronskowski, Bronowski, Bronsowski, Brudzewsaki, Brzudhowski, Brzedhowski and many more.
Early Notables of the Bronowski family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Bronowski family to the New World and Oceana
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.
Contemporary Notables of the name Bronowski (post 1700)
- Lisa Anne Bronowski Jardine CBE (b. 1944), British historian of the early modern period
- Jacob Bronowski (1908-1974), Polish-Jewish British mathematician, biologist, historian of science, theatre author, poet and inventor