The surname Danilevich 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 Danelalweich 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.
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of this family name include: Danilowicz, Danielczyk, Danilevich, Danilovich, Danilovic, Danelovitch, Danailovich and many more.
Prominent among those of the name Danilevich in this period were Mikolaj Danilowicz (c.
1558-1624), a Polish-Lithuanian nobleman and politician, Castellan of Lviv from 1614, Treasurer of the Crown Court from 1610, Grand Treasurer of the Crown from 1617 and Speaker of the Sejm in... Another 45 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Danilevich Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
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.