Origins Available: German
Early Origins of the Leliwa family
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.
Early History of the Leliwa family
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Leliwa Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Yilek, Wilk, Wielecki, Wielicki, Wielewicki, Wieliczko, Wielk, Wilczek, Welczek, Wilke and many more.
Early Notables of the Leliwa family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Leliwa family to the New World and Oceana
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.