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Olecki Early Origins



The surname Olecki 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 a part of the major Clan Debno and the first record was in 1482 when Adam Debno Tymkowicz z Czajkowic was the major leader of both the clan and the area. The major clan Leliwa goes back to 1243.

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Olecki Spelling Variations


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Olecki Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Alicki, Alecki, Albicki, Oljecki, Olicki, Olecki and many more.

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Olecki Early History


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Olecki Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Olecki research. Another 251 words (18 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Olecki History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Olecki Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Olecki Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Olecki 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: James Alessi, who arrived in Philadelphia in 1817; Feied Polansky, who settled in Galveston, TX in 1849; Adolph Polansky, who arrived in Galveston, TX in 1849.

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Olecki Historic Events


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Olecki Historic Events




Empress of Ireland

  • Mr. Onufrej Olecki, German Third Class Passenger from Hamburg, Germany who was traveling aboard the Empress of Ireland and died in the sinking on May 29th 1914

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Olecki Family Crest Products


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Hollowak, Thomas L. Polish Heads of Household in Maryland: An Index to the 1910 Census. Wesminister MD: Family Line Publications, 1990. Print.
    2. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    3. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Harper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    4. Gritzner, M. Handbuch der heraldischen Terminologie in zwölf Zungen. Nürnberg: 1890. Print.
    5. Haverkamp, Alfred. Medieval Germany 1056-1273 2nd edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. 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).
    7. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Co., 1976. Print.
    8. Niesiecki, Kasper. Herbarz Polski Polish Armorial, 10 Volumes. Lipsk: Breitkopf & Härtel, 1839. Print.
    9. Brückner, Aleksander. etymologiczy jezyka polskiego (Etymologica Dictionary of the Polish Language). Warszaga: Wiedza Powszechra, 1970. Print.
    10. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
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    The Olecki Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Olecki 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 13 November 2014 at 16:21.

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