Early Origins of the Danilovich family
The surname Danilovich 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.
Early History of the Danilovich family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Danilovich research.Another 264 words (19 lines of text) covering the years 1558, 1624, 1614, 1610, 1617, 1593, 1570, 1628, 1607, 1650, 1620, 1627 and 1632 are included under the topic Early Danilovich History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Danilovich Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Danilowicz, Danielczyk, Danilevich, Danilovich, Danilovic, Danelovitch, Danailovich and many more.
Early Notables of the Danilovich family (pre 1700)
Prominent among those of the name Danilovich 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 Danilovich Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the Danilovich family to the New World and Oceana
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.
Contemporary Notables of the name Danilovich (post 1700)
- John Joseph Danilovich (b. 1950), American business executive, diplomat and ambassador, current Secretary General of the International Chamber of Commerce
- Jean Danilovich (b. 1946), American amateur tennis player
- Ruvik Danilovich (b. 1971), Israeli politician, Mayor of Beersheba (2008-)
- Aleksandr Danilovich Aleksandrov (1912-1999), Soviet/Russian mathematician, physicist, philosopher and mountaineer
- Alexander Danilovich Menshikov (1660-1729), Russian field-marshal