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Where did the Polish Leszczynski family come from? What is the Polish Leszczynski family crest and coat of arms? When did the Leszczynski family first arrive in the United States? Where did the various branches of the family go? What is the Leszczynski family history?
Spelling variations of this family name include: Leszynski, Leszczynski, Lesinski, Leszinski, Lezynski, Lesynski, Liszinski, Lysinski, Lyszinski and many more.
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.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Leszczynski 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 Leszczynski History in all our PDF Extended History products.
Another 69 words (5 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Leszczynski Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Leszczynski Settlers in United States in the 20th Century
The Leszczynski Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Leszczynski 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.
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