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Lesniak Early Origins



The surname Lesniak 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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Lesniak Spelling Variations


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Lesniak Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Leskiewicz, Lesniewicki, Lesniewicz, Laskowicz, Laskiewicz, Laskowicz, Lapkovitch, Leskowicz,Leskowetz and many more.

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Lesniak Early History


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Lesniak Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Lesniak research. Another 127 words (9 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Lesniak History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Lesniak Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Lesniak Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Lesniak 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:

Lesniak Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Edward Lesniak, who setted in New York, NY in 1920

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Contemporary Notables of the name Lesniak (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Lesniak (post 1700)



  • Raymond J. Lesniak, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New Jersey, 1988, 1996, 2000

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Lesniak Family Crest Products


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Bahlow, Hans (Edda Gentry trns). Dictionary of German Names . Madison, Wisconsin: Max Kade Institute, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-924119-35-7).
    2. Nied, Edmund. Fraenkische Familiennamen urkundlich gesammelt und sprachlich gedeutet. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1933. Print.
    3. Hildenbrand, A.M. Wappenfibel. Handbuch der Heraldik. Neustadt an der Aisch: 1970. Print.
    4. 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).
    5. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    6. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
    7. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    8. Bahlow, Hans. Mecklenburgisches Namenbüchlein Ein Führer durch Mecklenburgs Familiennamen. Rostock: Carl Hinstorffs Verlag, 1932. Print.
    9. Jones, George F. The Germans of Colonial Georgia 1733-1783 Revised edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0806311614).
    10. Rupp, Daniel L. A Collection of Upwards of Thirty Thousand Names of German, Swiss, Dutch, French and Other Immigrants to Pennsylvania from 1727 to 1776. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 2000. Print. (ISBN 978-0806303024).
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    The Lesniak Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Lesniak 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 1 October 2016 at 08:07.

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