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The surname Kwiatek 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.

Kwiatek Early Origins



The surname Kwiatek was first found in present day Poland.

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Kwiatek Spelling Variations


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Kwiatek Spelling Variations



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

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Kwiatek Early History


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Kwiatek Early History



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

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Kwiatek Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Kwiatek Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Kwiatek 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. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Harper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    2. 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).
    3. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    4. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    5. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Co., 1964. Print.
    6. Jones, Stephen. The History of Poland: From Its Origin as a Nation to the Year 1795. London: Vernor and Hood, 1795. Print.
    7. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    8. Hollowak, Thomas L. Polish Heads of Household in Maryland: An Index to the 1910 Census. Wesminister MD: Family Line Publications, 1990. Print.
    9. Colletta, John P. They Came in Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    10. Beider, Alexander. A Dictionary of Jewish Surnames from the Kingdom of Poland. Teaneck, New Jersey: Avotaynu, 1996. Print. (ISBN 0-9626373-9-4).
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    The Kwiatek Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Kwiatek 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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