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The Polish surname Jakowski is of patronymic origin, that is, the name was created from the first name of the original bearer's father. In this instance, the surname is derived from the Polish name Jacek, which is the equivalent of the English Jack.

Jakowski Early Origins



The surname Jakowski was first found in Wielkopolska, or "Great Poland," the historical region that incorporates today's districts of Kalisz, Poznan, Leszno and Konin. 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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Jakowski Spelling Variations


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Jakowski Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Jackowicz, Jakowski, Jackiewicz, Jackowiak and many more.

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Jakowski Early History


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Jakowski Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Jakowski research. Another 221 words (16 lines of text) covering the years 150 and 1500 are included under the topic Early Jakowski History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Jakowski Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Jakowski Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Jakowski 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: Michael Jackowitz, who came to Maryland some time between the years 1900 and 1910; Anna Jackowska, who arrived in Baltimore in 1909 aboard the "SS Hannover".

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Colletta, John P. They Came in Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    2. Jones, Stephen. The History of Poland: From Its Origin as a Nation to the Year 1795. London: Vernor and Hood, 1795. Print.
    3. Tobler-Meyer, Wilhelm. Familiennamen der Ostschweiz. Zürich: 1894. Print.
    4. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Co., 1964. Print.
    5. White, Davis, and S. Jeanne. People of Polonia: The 1910 Census ward Two--Baltimore City Maryland, Part1. Baltimore, MD: Historyk Press, 1994. Print.
    6. Kapff, Rudolf. Schwäbische Geschlechtsnamen. Stuttgart: Verlag Silberburg, 1927. Print.
    7. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Harper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    8. 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).
    9. Niesiecki, Kasper. Herbarz Polski Polish Armorial, 10 Volumes. Lipsk: Breitkopf & Härtel, 1839. Print.
    10. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
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    The Jakowski Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Jakowski 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 15 May 2014 at 16:05.

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