The Kubik surname is comes from the root Kuba, which is a short form of the first name Jakub.
Early Origins of the Kubik family
The surname Kubik 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.
Early History of the Kubik family
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Kubik Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Kubik, Kubach, Kubec, Kubicki, Kubecki, Kubiceck, Kuba and many more.
Early Notables of the Kubik family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Kubik family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Kubik Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
- Joseph Kubik, who arrived in New York in 1864
- Anton and Franz Kubik, who sailed to New York in 1867
- Albert Kubik and his family, who arrived in Chicago in 1872
- Cecile Kubik, who landed in Baltimore in 1879
- Vincencie Kubik, who immigrated to New York in 1884
Contemporary Notables of the name Kubik (post 1700)
- Gail Kubik (b. 1914), American classical musician