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Hanckwitz Early Origins



The surname Hanckwitz 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. 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. They held a family seat at Pomian. 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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Hanckwitz Spelling Variations


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Hanckwitz Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Anculewicz, ankitz, Hancewicz, Hankiewicz, Hanuszewicz, Hanckwitz, Haniewicz and many more.

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Hanckwitz Early History


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Hanckwitz Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Hanckwitz research. Another 221 words (16 lines of text) covering the years 1674, 1815 and 1600 are included under the topic Early Hanckwitz History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Hanckwitz Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Hanckwitz Early Notables (pre 1700)



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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: those who traveled to the New World and established themselves along the eastern seaboard of the United States and Canada in the 18th and 19th centuries..

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Jones, Stephen. The History of Poland: From Its Origin as a Nation to the Year 1795. London: Vernor and Hood, 1795. Print.
    2. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    3. Hollowak, Thomas L. Polish Heads of Household in Maryland: An Index to the 1910 Census. Wesminister MD: Family Line Publications, 1990. Print.
    4. Sanford, George. Historical Dictionary of Poland. Poland: Scarecrow Press, 2003. Print.
    5. Niesiecki, Kasper. Herbarz Polski Polish Armorial, 10 Volumes. Lipsk: Breitkopf & Härtel, 1839. Print.
    6. Holskins, Janina. Polish Genealogy and Heraldry An Introduction to Research. Washington: Library of Congress, 1987. Print.
    7. Beider, Alexander. A Dictionary of Jewish Surnames from the Kingdom of Poland. Teaneck, New Jersey: Avotaynu, 1996. Print. (ISBN 0-9626373-9-4).
    8. Brückner, Aleksander. etymologiczy jezyka polskiego (Etymologica Dictionary of the Polish Language). Warszaga: Wiedza Powszechra, 1970. Print.
    9. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    10. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
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    The Hanckwitz Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Hanckwitz 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 23 January 2014 at 11:01.

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