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Mirowski Early Origins



The surname Mirowski was first found in Cracow, a province of Poland which lies centrally, bounded by Kielce, Lublin, Silesia and Lwow. The capital city is Cracow, said to be the intellectual center of Poland. The region is composed of Poles and Gorale (Highlanders) who speak their own dialect and wear picturesque costumes. The chief towns of the province are Cracow, Tarnow, and Nowy Sacz. 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. They were first found Niesobia.

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Mirowski Spelling Variations


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Mirowski Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Mijoruski, Mirowski, Moraski, Miraski, Morrowski and others.

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Mirowski Early History


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Mirowski Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Mirowski research. Another 153 words (11 lines of text) covering the years 145 and 1450 are included under the topic Early Mirowski History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Mirowski Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Mirowski Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Mirowski 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: Antonie and Emanuel Mirowsky, who immigrated to New York in 1880; Michael Moraski, who was naturalized in Arkansas in 1888; Frank Morasky, who applied for naturalization in Illinois in 1900.

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Contemporary Notables of the name Mirowski (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Mirowski (post 1700)



  • Dr. Mieczyslaw Mirowski (1924-1990), co-creator of the first implantable cardioverter-defibrillator, or ICD
  • Philip Mirowski, historian and philosopher of economic thought at the University of Notre Dame

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    2. Colletta, John P. They Came in Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    3. Haverkamp, Alfred. Medieval Germany 1056-1273 2nd edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print.
    4. Boniecki, Adam. Szymon Konarski, and Artur . Herbarz Polski Polish Armorial, 16 Volumes. Poland: Wydawnictwa Artystyczne i Filmowe, 1907. Print.
    5. Gritzner, M. Handbuch der heraldischen Terminologie in zwölf Zungen. Nürnberg: 1890. Print.
    6. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Co., 1964. Print.
    7. White, Davis, and S. Jeanne. People of Polonia: The 1910 Census ward Two--Baltimore City Maryland, Part1. Baltimore, MD: Historyk Press, 1994. Print.
    8. Brückner, Aleksander. etymologiczy jezyka polskiego (Etymologica Dictionary of the Polish Language). Warszaga: Wiedza Powszechra, 1970. Print.
    9. Beider, Alexander. A Dictionary of Jewish Surnames from the Kingdom of Poland. Teaneck, New Jersey: Avotaynu, 1996. Print. (ISBN 0-9626373-9-4).
    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 Mirowski Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Mirowski 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 17 June 2014 at 14:13.

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