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Matuszak Early Origins



The surname Matuszak was first found in Polesie, the largest province of Poland. It is inhabited by Ruthenians, called Polesians, of Ukrainian descent. The main towns are those of Brest Litovsk, Pinsk, Kobryn, Kamenets, Litovsk, and Luninets. It was in this province that the renowned Radziwills and Sapiehas held their vast estates. 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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Matuszak Spelling Variations


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Matuszak Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Matuszewski, Matuszewicz, Matuszewkski, Matkowsky, Mathuskowsky, Mathkowski, Mathkuszewiwcz and many more.

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Matuszak Early History


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Matuszak Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Matuszak research. Another 281 words (20 lines of text) covering the years 1476, 1819 and 1410 are included under the topic Early Matuszak History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Matuszak Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Matuszak Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Matuszak 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: Antanas Matuszewsky, who sailed from Hamburg to New York in 1872; Florentina and Franciszek Matuszewski, who were both baptized in Baltimore in 1886; Jacob Matuszewski, who was naturalized in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania in 1888.

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Contemporary Notables of the name Matuszak (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Matuszak (post 1700)



  • Maryls Matuszak, American Democrat politician, Presidential Elector for Wisconsin, 1992
  • Ed Matuszak, American Democrat politician, Member, Platform Committee, Democratic National Convention, 2008
  • A. Matuszak, American politician, Mayor of Lorain, Ohio, 1938-40
  • David F. Matuszak, American author, teacher, and Westerner best known for authoring The Cowboy's Trail Guide to Westerns
  • John Matuszak (1950-1989), American football defensive lineman in the National Football League

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    2. Boniecki, Adam. Szymon Konarski, and Artur . Herbarz Polski Polish Armorial, 16 Volumes. Poland: Wydawnictwa Artystyczne i Filmowe, 1907. Print.
    3. Oswald, G. Lexicon der Heraldik. Leipzig: 1984. Print.
    4. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    5. Jones, Stephen. The History of Poland: From Its Origin as a Nation to the Year 1795. London: Vernor and Hood, 1795. Print.
    6. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    7. Kapff, Rudolf. Schwäbische Geschlechtsnamen. Stuttgart: Verlag Silberburg, 1927. Print.
    8. 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).
    9. Gritzner, M. Handbuch der heraldischen Terminologie in zwölf Zungen. Nürnberg: 1890. Print.
    10. Hollowak, Thomas L. Polish Heads of Household in Maryland: An Index to the 1910 Census. Wesminister MD: Family Line Publications, 1990. Print.
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    The Matuszak Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Matuszak 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 7 October 2015 at 15:23.

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