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Chomekowsky Early Origins



The surname Chomekowsky 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.

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Chomekowsky Spelling Variations


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Chomekowsky Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Komkov, Komocki, Komocky, Komecki, Chomekowsky, Chomikowski, Komsky, Komowsky and many more.

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Chomekowsky Early History


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Chomekowsky Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Chomekowsky research. Another 201 words (14 lines of text) covering the years 1603, 1706 and 1738 are included under the topic Early Chomekowsky History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Chomekowsky Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Chomekowsky Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Chomekowsky 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: those individuals whose social, cultural and professional accomplishments were known on both sides of the Atlantic.

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Holskins, Janina. Polish Genealogy and Heraldry An Introduction to Research. Washington: Library of Congress, 1987. Print.
    2. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    3. Haverkamp, Alfred. Medieval Germany 1056-1273 2nd edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print.
    4. Boniecki, Adam. Szymon Konarski, and Artur . Herbarz Polski Polish Armorial, 16 Volumes. Poland: Wydawnictwa Artystyczne i Filmowe, 1907. Print.
    5. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    6. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    7. Sanford, George. Historical Dictionary of Poland. Poland: Scarecrow Press, 2003. Print.
    8. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Co., 1964. Print.
    9. Kapff, Rudolf. Schwäbische Geschlechtsnamen. Stuttgart: Verlag Silberburg, 1927. Print.
    10. Niesiecki, Kasper. Herbarz Polski Polish Armorial, 10 Volumes. Lipsk: Breitkopf & Härtel, 1839. Print.
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    The Chomekowsky Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Chomekowsky 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 14 February 2013 at 11:35.

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