nickname, which then became a surname. In many instances, a patronymic name showing descent was formed by adding a suffix such as "owski," meaning "son of" to the root name.
Early Origins of the Glodek family
Silesia, Pomerania, Brandenburg, Galicia & East Prussia. In general, bearers of Glodowski, were affiliated with the Przegonia Clan.The origin of this clan's shield dates back to the reign of King Boleslaw Smialy [1058-1079]. Among early written references to the name was a bearer of Glodowski, recorded in the year 1457, and a member of the Dabrowa Clan.
Early History of the Glodek family
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Glodek Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Glodowski, Glodecki, Glodkowski, Glodek and others.
Early Notables of the Glodek family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Glodek family to the New World and Oceana
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Glodek Settlers in United States in the 20th Century
Contemporary Notables of the name Glodek (post 1700)
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