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The Polish surname Czernieowski is derived from the Polish word "czyz," meaning "greenfinch," and as a surname it was most likely originally a nickname. Nickname surnames are those names which derive their origin from a physical characteristic or personal attribute of the initial bearer. The name may have been born by someone who kept birds or by someone who enjoyed singing. Alternatively, this name may be of house-name origin, that is, a name derived from the medieval practice of displaying a sign, engraving or picture over one's establishment (inn or tavern). The proprietor and his family were then identified by the particular sign that they displayed, which later become their hereditary family name.

Czernieowski Early Origins



The surname Czernieowski was first found in the kingdom of Poland.

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Czernieowski Spelling Variations


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Czernieowski Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Czeski, Czyewski, Czyewski, Czyzewski, Czerniewski, Czewski and many more.

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Czernieowski Early History


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Czernieowski Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Czernieowski research. Another 51 words (4 lines of text) covering the years 1590 and 1772 are included under the topic Early Czernieowski History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Czernieowski Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Czernieowski Early Notables (pre 1700)



Prominent among those of the name Czernieowski in this period were Mikolaj Czewski, Governor of Belzki, who was entrusted with the embassy in Stambulu in 1590; as well as a noble Polish family bearing the name Czeski, a sept of the great Clan Leliwa. The ancestral seat of this family...

Another 50 words (4 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Czernieowski 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: Elisabeth Czeska, who came to Baltimore in 1862; Isidore Czeswinski, who was on record in the 1910 census of Maryland; Antonina Czeswinski, who arrived in Maryland between the years 1885 and 1910.

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Brückner, Aleksander. etymologiczy jezyka polskiego (Etymologica Dictionary of the Polish Language). Warszaga: Wiedza Powszechra, 1970. Print.
    2. White, Davis, and S. Jeanne. People of Polonia: The 1910 Census ward Two--Baltimore City Maryland, Part1. Baltimore, MD: Historyk Press, 1994. Print.
    3. Hollowak, Thomas L. Polish Heads of Household in Maryland: An Index to the 1910 Census. Wesminister MD: Family Line Publications, 1990. Print.
    4. Gritzner, M. Handbuch der heraldischen Terminologie in zwölf Zungen. Nürnberg: 1890. Print.
    5. Hoffman, William F. Polish Surnames: Origins and Meanings. 2nd Ed. Chicago: Polish Genealogical Society of America, 1997. Print. (ISBN 0-924207-04-3).
    6. Holskins, Janina. Polish Genealogy and Heraldry An Introduction to Research. Washington: Library of Congress, 1987. Print.
    7. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    8. Beider, Alexander. A Dictionary of Jewish Surnames from the Kingdom of Poland. Teaneck, New Jersey: Avotaynu, 1996. Print. (ISBN 0-9626373-9-4).
    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. Colletta, John P. They Came in Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
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    The Czernieowski Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Czernieowski 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 26 September 2013 at 13:13.

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