Moraowski History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
The Moraowski surname was a habitational name, taken on from any of several place names such as Morawa, Morawce, Morawczewice, or Morawka, all of which are derived from "morawa," which denotes a "wet grassy area."
Early Origins of the Moraowski family
The surname Moraowski was first found in Plocki, or Plock, the capital of the duchy of Mazovia from 1138 to 1351, where Moraowski of the Clan Dabrowa were documented from around 1500.
Early History of the Moraowski family
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Moraowski Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Murawski, Morawski and others.
Early Notables of the Moraowski family (pre 1700)
Prominent among those of the name Moraowski in this period were Jan Morawski (1633-1700), Polish Jesuit, theological writer. Of yeomanry (drobna szlachta) descent, his parents were perhaps...
Migration of the Moraowski family
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: A Morawski, who came to New York in 1831; Caspar Morawsky, who arrived in New York, NY in 1851; Maria Morawska, Baptised in Baltimore in 1877; Auguste Morowski, who arrived in Baltimore in 1882.