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The Polish surname Czyesky 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.

Czyesky Early Origins



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

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Czyesky Spelling Variations


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Czyesky Spelling Variations



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

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Czyesky Early History


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Czyesky Early History



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

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Czyesky Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Czyesky Early Notables (pre 1700)



Prominent among those of the name Czyesky 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 Czyesky 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. Tobler-Meyer, Wilhelm. Familiennamen der Ostschweiz. Zürich: 1894. Print.
    2. Stupnicki, H. Herbarz Polski Polish Armorial, 2 Volumes. London: Figaro Press, 1963. Print.
    3. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    4. Gritzner, M. Handbuch der heraldischen Terminologie in zwölf Zungen. Nürnberg: 1890. Print.
    5. Hollowak, Thomas L. Polish Heads of Household in Maryland: An Index to the 1910 Census. Wesminister MD: Family Line Publications, 1990. Print.
    6. Jones, Henry Z. Palatine Families of New York 2 Volumes. Rockland, ME: Picton Press, 2001. Print. (ISBN 978-0961388829).
    7. Oswald, G. Lexicon der Heraldik. Leipzig: 1984. Print.
    8. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Co., 1964. Print.
    9. Sanford, George. Historical Dictionary of Poland. Poland: Scarecrow Press, 2003. Print.
    10. Jones, Stephen. The History of Poland: From Its Origin as a Nation to the Year 1795. London: Vernor and Hood, 1795. Print.
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    The Czyesky Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Czyesky 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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