The surname Klawinski 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 Czartoryski 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. The Klawinski family were anciently from the Mazowsze area and were first recorded in 1387.
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of this family name include: Klawinski, Kluszczynski, Klosinski, Klodzinski, Klodzieinski and many more.
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Joseph Klawisky, who arrived in New York, NY in 1871; as well as Walenty Klosinska, who arrived in Maryland in 1910.