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The surname Kwiat is derived from Polish word "kwiat," which means "flower." In some instances this name is of local origin deriving from a place who name incorporated "kwiat," in other instances the name may have been used occupationally for someone who in some way worked with flowers.

Kwiat Early Origins



The surname Kwiat was first found in present day Poland.

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Kwiat Spelling Variations


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Kwiat Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: kwiatek, Kwiat, Kwiatkowski,Kwiatosinski, Kwietnieski, Kviatkovsky and many more.

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Kwiat Early History


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Kwiat Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Kwiat research. Another 65 words (5 lines of text) covering the years 1782, 1791 and 1824 are included under the topic Early Kwiat History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Kwiat Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Kwiat Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Kwiat 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: Catharina Kwiatkanska, who arrived at Baltimore in 1893; John Kwiat-Koski, who came to Pennsylvania in 1871; Joseph Kwiatkoski, who was naturalized in Texas in 1918.

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. White, Davis, and S. Jeanne. People of Polonia: The 1910 Census ward Two--Baltimore City Maryland, Part1. Baltimore, MD: Historyk Press, 1994. Print.
    2. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    3. Stupnicki, H. Herbarz Polski Polish Armorial, 2 Volumes. London: Figaro Press, 1963. Print.
    4. Beider, Alexander. A Dictionary of Jewish Surnames from the Kingdom of Poland. Teaneck, New Jersey: Avotaynu, 1996. Print. (ISBN 0-9626373-9-4).
    5. Kapff, Rudolf. Schwäbische Geschlechtsnamen. Stuttgart: Verlag Silberburg, 1927. Print.
    6. 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).
    7. Niesiecki, Kasper. Herbarz Polski Polish Armorial, 10 Volumes. Lipsk: Breitkopf & Härtel, 1839. Print.
    8. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Co., 1976. Print.
    9. Sanford, George. Historical Dictionary of Poland. Poland: Scarecrow Press, 2003. Print.
    10. Hollowak, Thomas L. Polish Heads of Household in Maryland: An Index to the 1910 Census. Wesminister MD: Family Line Publications, 1990. Print.
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    The Kwiat Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Kwiat 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 14 March 2014 at 11:11.

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