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Where did the Polish Mikowski family come from? What is the Polish Mikowski family crest and coat of arms? When did the Mikowski family first arrive in the United States? Where did the various branches of the family go? What is the Mikowski family history?

The surname Mikowski is derived from the Polish root word "mak" meaning "poppy."

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Spelling variations of this family name include: Makowski, Makosiej, Makowieski, Makulski, Makocki, Mekowski, Mikowski and many more.

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. The surname was first found in Krakow.


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This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Mikowski research. Another 324 words(23 lines of text) covering the years 1496, 1610, 1623, 1644, 1662, and 1683 are included under the topic Early Mikowski History in all our PDF Extended History products.

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More information is included under the topic Early Mikowski Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.

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Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Friedrich William Makowski who emigrated to Texas in 1890 at the age of 24; Domka Makowski who arrived in Quebec, Canada in 1897; Jozef Makowski who sailed to Baltimore in 1909.

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  5. Colletta, John P. They Came in Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
  6. 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).
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  8. Kapff, Rudolf. Schwäbische Geschlechtsnamen. Stuttgart: Verlag Silberburg, 1927. Print.
  9. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
  10. Sanford, George. Historical Dictionary of Poland. Poland: Scarecrow Press, 2003. Print.
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The Mikowski Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Mikowski 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 22 February 2011 at 14:53.

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