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Spelling variations of this family name include: Leskiewicz, Lesniewicki, Lesniewicz, Laskowicz, Laskiewicz, Laskowicz, Lapkovitch, Leskowicz,Leskowetz and many more.
First found in West Prussia and Pomerelia, where the name emerged in mediaeval times as one of the notable families in the western region. From the 13th century onwards the surname was identified with the great social and economic evolution which made this territory a landmark contributor to the development of the nation.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our lapkovitch research. Another 127 words (9 lines of text) are included under the topic Early lapkovitch History in all our PDF Extended History products.
More information is included under the topic Early lapkovitch Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Stanislaus Leski, who arrived in New York, NY in 1872; Pavel Lesko, who arrived in New York, NY in 1892; Julius Lesko, who arrived in Oklahoma in 1901.
The lapkovitch Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The lapkovitch 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.
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