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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



    Other References

    1. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    2. Jones, Henry Z. Palatine Families of New York 2 Volumes. Rockland, ME: Picton Press, 2001. Print. (ISBN 978-0961388829).
    3. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmacher's Grosses Wappenbuch 35 Volumes. Germany: Bauer & Raspe. Print.
    4. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmachers Wappenbuch. München, Battenberg: 1975. Print.
    5. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. 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. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    8. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    9. Neubecker, Ottfried. Wappen-Bilder-Lexikon der bürgerlichen Geschlechter Deutschlands, Oesterreichs und der Schweiz. Battenberg, München: 1985. Print.
    10. Jones, George F. The Germans of Colonial Georgia 1733-1783 Revised edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0806311614).
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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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