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Lesinski Early Origins



The surname Lesinski was first found in Galicia which lies in southern Poland on the northern slopes of the Carpathians. It was overrun by Monguls in 1223. The region is composed of Polish and Ukrainian natives, the latter being to the east. The Ruthenian nobles adopted the Catholic faith and the Polish tongue. The surname became noted for its many branches in the region, each house acquiring a status and influence which was envied by the princes of the region. In their later history the name became a power unto themselves and were elevated to the ranks of nobility as they grew into this most influential family.

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Lesinski Spelling Variations


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Lesinski Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Leszynski, Leszczynski, Lesinski, Leszinski, Lezynski, Lesynski, Liszinski, Lysinski, Lyszinski and many more.

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Lesinski Early History


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Lesinski Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Lesinski research. Another 193 words (14 lines of text) covering the years 1539, 1608, 1658, 1677, 1766, 1704, 1709, 1733, 1735, 1735, 1766, 1644 and 1659 are included under the topic Early Lesinski History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Lesinski Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Lesinski Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 45 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Lesinski 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 were:

Lesinski Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Michael Lesinski who voyaged to Pennsylvania in 1881

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Contemporary Notables of the name Lesinski (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Lesinski (post 1700)



  • Thaddeus John "T. John" Lesinski (1925-1996), American politician and judge from the U.S. state of Michigan
  • John Lesinski Jr. (1914-2005), politician from the U.S. state of Michigan
  • John Lesinski Sr. (1885-1950), politician from the U.S. state of Michigan
  • Terry Lesinski, American Democrat politician, Candidate for Missouri State House of Representatives 104th District, 2012
  • John Lesinski Jr. (b. 1914), American Democrat politician, U.S. Representative from Michigan 16th District, 1951-65; Defeated in primary, 1964; Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Michigan, 1956, 1960
  • John Lesinski (1885-1950), American Democrat politician, U.S. Representative from Michigan 16th District, 1933-50; Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Michigan, 1936, 1940, 1944, 1948
  • Henry J. Lesinski Sr., American Democrat politician, Candidate in primary for U.S. Representative from Michigan 7th District, 1960
  • Edmond Lesinski (1916-1992), American Democrat politician, Member of Michigan State House of Representatives from Wayne County 5th District, 1963-64; Defeated in primary, 1954, 1956, 1964, 1966
  • Casimir B. Lesinski, American Democrat politician, Candidate in primary for Delegate to Michigan State Constitutional Convention from Wayne County 7th District, 1961
  • Carol J. Lesinski, American Democrat politician, Candidate in primary for Michigan State House of Representatives from Wayne County 1st District, 1952
  • ... (Another 3 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Kapff, Rudolf. Schwäbische Geschlechtsnamen. Stuttgart: Verlag Silberburg, 1927. Print.
    2. Brückner, Aleksander. etymologiczy jezyka polskiego (Etymologica Dictionary of the Polish Language). Warszaga: Wiedza Powszechra, 1970. Print.
    3. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Co., 1964. Print.
    4. Jones, Stephen. The History of Poland: From Its Origin as a Nation to the Year 1795. London: Vernor and Hood, 1795. Print.
    5. Holskins, Janina. Polish Genealogy and Heraldry An Introduction to Research. Washington: Library of Congress, 1987. Print.
    6. Hollowak, Thomas L. Polish Heads of Household in Maryland: An Index to the 1910 Census. Wesminister MD: Family Line Publications, 1990. Print.
    7. Gritzner, M. Handbuch der heraldischen Terminologie in zwölf Zungen. Nürnberg: 1890. Print.
    8. 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).
    9. Jones, Henry Z. Palatine Families of New York 2 Volumes. Rockland, ME: Picton Press, 2001. Print. (ISBN 978-0961388829).
    10. Strassburger, Ralph B. Pennsylvania German Pioneers The Original Lists of Arrivals in the Port of Philadelphia 3 Volumes. Baltimore: Picton Press, 1992. Print. (ISBN 978-0929539980).
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    The Lesinski Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Lesinski 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 25 December 2015 at 12:08.

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