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The Kubec surname is comes from the root Kuba, which is a short form of the first name Jakub.

Kubec Early Origins



The surname Kubec 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.

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Kubec Spelling Variations


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Kubec Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Kubik, Kubach, Kubec, Kubicki, Kubecki, Kubiceck, Kuba and many more.

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Kubec Early History


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Kubec Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Kubec research. Another 269 words (19 lines of text) covering the year 1833 is included under the topic Early Kubec History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Kubec Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Kubec Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Kubec 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 were:

Kubec Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Wezl Kubec, who settled in Iowa in 1876
  • Jacob and Josefa Kubec, who landed in New York in 1883

Kubec Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Jan Kubec and his family, who arrived in Galveston, Texas in 1914

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Hoffman, William F. Polish Surnames: Origins and Meanings. 2nd Ed. Chicago: Polish Genealogical Society of America, 1997. Print. (ISBN 0-924207-04-3).
    2. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Harper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    3. Tobler-Meyer, Wilhelm. Familiennamen der Ostschweiz. Zürich: 1894. Print.
    4. Brückner, Aleksander. etymologiczy jezyka polskiego (Etymologica Dictionary of the Polish Language). Warszaga: Wiedza Powszechra, 1970. 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. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    7. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    8. Stupnicki, H. Herbarz Polski Polish Armorial, 2 Volumes. London: Figaro Press, 1963. Print.
    9. Boniecki, Adam. Szymon Konarski, and Artur . Herbarz Polski Polish Armorial, 16 Volumes. Poland: Wydawnictwa Artystyczne i Filmowe, 1907. Print.
    10. Sanford, George. Historical Dictionary of Poland. Poland: Scarecrow Press, 2003. Print.
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    The Kubec Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Kubec 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 March 2013 at 14:58.

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