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Lezynski Early Origins



The surname Lezynski 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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Lezynski Spelling Variations


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Lezynski 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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Lezynski Early History


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Lezynski Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Lezynski 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 Lezynski History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Lezynski Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Lezynski Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 45 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Lezynski 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 or some of its variants were: Michael Lesinski who voyaged to Pennsylvania in 1881; Ludowika Lesyzikowsk, who came to Baltimore in 1893; as well as Anton Leszczewitz, who arrived at Baltimore in 1909, aboard the "SS. Hannover.".

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Holskins, Janina. Polish Genealogy and Heraldry An Introduction to Research. Washington: Library of Congress, 1987. Print.
    2. Jones, Henry Z. Palatine Families of New York 2 Volumes. Rockland, ME: Picton Press, 2001. Print. (ISBN 978-0961388829).
    3. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Co., 1976. Print.
    4. 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).
    5. Gritzner, M. Handbuch der heraldischen Terminologie in zwölf Zungen. Nürnberg: 1890. 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. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Co., 1964. Print.
    8. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    9. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    10. Jones, Stephen. The History of Poland: From Its Origin as a Nation to the Year 1795. London: Vernor and Hood, 1795. Print.
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    The Lezynski Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Lezynski 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 8 July 2013 at 14:35.

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