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Leliwa Early Origins



The surname Leliwa was 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.

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Leliwa Spelling Variations


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Leliwa Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Yilek, Wilk, Wielecki, Wielicki, Wielewicki, Wieliczko, Wielk, Wilczek, Welczek, Wilke and many more.

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Leliwa Early History


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Leliwa Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Leliwa research. Another 157 words (11 lines of text) covering the years 1700, 1755 and 1882 are included under the topic Early Leliwa History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Leliwa Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Leliwa Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Leliwa 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: A. Wilke, who came to Texas in 1858; Joh. Yilek, who arrived in Baltimore in 1892; Maria Yilek, who settled in New York, NY in 1893; Amelia Wilke, who settled in Montana in 1910.

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Oswald, G. Lexicon der Heraldik. Leipzig: 1984. Print.
    2. Haverkamp, Alfred. Medieval Germany 1056-1273 2nd edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print.
    3. Strassburger, Ralph B. German Pioneers The Original Lists of Arrivals in the Port of Philadelphia 3 Volumes. Baltimore: Picton Press, 1992. Print. (ISBN 978-0929539980).
    4. Jones, Henry Z. Palatine Families of New York 2 Volumes. Rockland, ME: Picton Press, 2001. Print. (ISBN 978-0961388829).
    5. Fogleman, Aaron Spencer. Hopeful Journeys German Immigration, Settlement, and Political Culture in Colonial America 1717-1775. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1986. Print. (ISBN 978-0812215489).
    6. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmacher's Grosses Wappenbuch 35 Volumes. Germany: Bauer & Raspe. Print.
    7. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    8. Hildenbrand, A.M. Wappenfibel. Handbuch der Heraldik. Neustadt an der Aisch: 1970. Print.
    9. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmachers Wappenbuch. München, Battenberg: 1975. Print.
    10. Nied, Edmund. Fraenkische Familiennamen urkundlich gesammelt und sprachlich gedeutet. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1933. Print.
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    The Leliwa Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Leliwa 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 26 September 2016 at 11:38.

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