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The Kulesza surname is derived from the Polish word "kulesza," meaning "gruel." It was likely originally a nickname for someone who often cooked or was fond of this dish.

Kulesza Early Origins



The surname Kulesza was first found in Poland.

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Kulesza Spelling Variations


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Kulesza Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Kulesza, Kulesa and others.

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Kulesza Early History


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Kulesza Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Kulesza research. Another 226 words (16 lines of text) covering the year 1655 is included under the topic Early Kulesza History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Kulesza Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Kulesza Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Kulesza 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: John Kulesa, who was on record in Maryland in 1910; Stanislawa Jatczak Kulesz, and his two sons, who arrived in New York in 1912, aboard the S.S. Nieuw Amsterdam.

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Contemporary Notables of the name Kulesza (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Kulesza (post 1700)



  • Tomasz Kulesza (b. 1959), Polish politician, elected to Sejm in 2005
  • Michal Kulesza (1866-1964), Polish dancer, choreographer, soloist and stage manager of the Warsaw State Theatre, and manager of the ballet in the Poznan Opera

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Brückner, Aleksander. etymologiczy jezyka polskiego (Etymologica Dictionary of the Polish Language). Warszaga: Wiedza Powszechra, 1970. 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. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    4. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Co., 1976. Print.
    5. Boniecki, Adam. Szymon Konarski, and Artur . Herbarz Polski Polish Armorial, 16 Volumes. Poland: Wydawnictwa Artystyczne i Filmowe, 1907. Print.
    6. Hollowak, Thomas L. Polish Heads of Household in Maryland: An Index to the 1910 Census. Wesminister MD: Family Line Publications, 1990. Print.
    7. Sanford, George. Historical Dictionary of Poland. Poland: Scarecrow Press, 2003. Print.
    8. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    9. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    10. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Harper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
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    The Kulesza Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Kulesza 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 12 December 2016 at 13:33.

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