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Early Origins of the Czajkowski family

The surname Czajkowski was first found in Cracow a province of Poland which lies centrally, bounded by Kielce, Lublin, Silesia and Lwow The capital city is Cracow, said to be the intellectual center of Poland. The region is composed of Poles and Gorale (Highlanders) who speak their own dialect and wear picturesque costumes. The chief towns of the province are Cracow, Tarnow, and Nowy Sacz. 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. They were a part of the major Clan Debno and the first record was in 1482 when Adam Debno Tymkowicz Czajkowic was the major leader of both the clan and the area. The major clan Debno goes back to 1243.

Early History of the Czajkowski family

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Czajkowski Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Czajkowski, Debno, Czaykowski, Czaykowski and many more.

Early Notables of the Czajkowski family

Prominent among those of the name Czajkowski in this period were

  • the Czajkowski family of Cracow

Czajkowski Ranking

In the United States, the name Czajkowski is the 12,865th most popular surname with an estimated 2,487 people with that name. 1

United States Czajkowski migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Czajkowski Settlers in United States in the 20th Century
  • Apolon Czajkowski, aged 20, who settled in America from Milewozabielne, Russia, in 1905
  • Ml Czajkowski, aged 32, who immigrated to America from Wasylkowa, in 1907
  • Antoni Czajkowski, aged 53, who landed in America from Krzywoluka, Austria, in 1908
  • Antoni Czajkowski, aged 18, who immigrated to the United States from Podwischba, Russia, in 1909
  • Alexander Czajkowski, aged 21, who landed in America from Wloclewek, Russia, in 1909
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Contemporary Notables of the name Czajkowski (post 1700) +

  • James Paul Czajkowski (b. 1961), better known by his pen name of James Rollins, an American veterinarian and writer of action-adventure/thriller, mystery, and techno-thriller novels
  • Jim Mark Czajkowski (b. 1963), American former Major League Baseball pitcher
  • Matt Czajkowski, American politician, Candidate for Mayor of Chapel Hill, North Carolina, 2009 2
  • Józef Czajkowski (1872-1947), Polish architect, furniture designer, and painter of international renown
  • Mieczyslaw Czajkowski (1898-1972), Polish footballer who played in two matches for the Poland national football team in 1925
  • Zbigniew Czajkowski (1921-2019), Polish fencing coach, dubbed "Father of the Polish School" of fencing
  • Michal Czajkowski (1804-1886), Polish writer on Cossack themes
  • Adrian Czajkowski (b. 1972), also known as Adrian Tchaikovsky, a British fantasy and science fiction author. He is best known for his series Shadows of the Apt, and for his novel Children of Time

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