Mirsky History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
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Early Origins of the Mirsky family
The surname Mirsky 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.
Important Dates for the Mirsky family
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Mirsky Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Mijoruski, Mirowski, Moraski, Miraski, Morrowski and others.
Early Notables of the Mirsky family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Mirsky family
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.
Contemporary Notables of the name Mirsky (post 1700)
- Wilfred S. Mirsky, American Democrat politician, Alternate Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Massachusetts, 1952 
- ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 4) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html