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Grabczowski Early Origins



The surname Grabczowski was first found in Polesie, the largest province of Poland. It is inhabited by Ruthenians, called Polesians, of ancient 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. 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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Grabczowski Spelling Variations


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Grabczowski Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Grabczewski, Grabski, Grabczowski, Grabowski and others.

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Grabczowski Early History


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Grabczowski Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Grabczowski research. Another 189 words (14 lines of text) covering the years 145 and 1450 are included under the topic Early Grabczowski History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Grabczowski Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Grabczowski Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Grabczowski 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: Franzisca Grabczik, who arrived in New York, NY in 1885; Mary Grabowska, who was on record in the 1910 census of Maryland; Maryanna Grabowska, who arrived at New York on the "SS President Lincoln" on April 17, 1912.

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Citations



    Other References

    1. Boniecki, Adam. Szymon Konarski, and Artur . Herbarz Polski Polish Armorial, 16 Volumes. Poland: Wydawnictwa Artystyczne i Filmowe, 1907. Print.
    2. Oswald, G. Lexicon der Heraldik. Leipzig: 1984. Print.
    3. Colletta, John P. They Came in Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    4. Hoffman, William F. Polish Surnames: Origins and Meanings. 2nd Ed. Chicago: Polish Genealogical Society of America, 1997. Print. (ISBN 0-924207-04-3).
    5. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Co., 1976. Print.
    6. Haverkamp, Alfred. Medieval Germany 1056-1273 2nd edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print.
    7. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
    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. Jones, Stephen. The History of Poland: From Its Origin as a Nation to the Year 1795. London: Vernor and Hood, 1795. Print.
    10. Davies, Norman. God's Playground: A History of Poland in Two VoGod's Playground: A History of Poland in Two Volumes. Revised Ed. London: Oxford University Press, 2005. Print. (ISBN 0-199253390).
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    The Grabczowski Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Grabczowski 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 4 November 2014 at 13:34.

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