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Olszak Early Origins



The surname Olszak was first found in Silesia, where the name gained a significant reputation for its contribution to the emerging mediaeval society. It later became more prominent as many branches of the same house acquired distant estates and branches, some in foreign countries, always elevating their social status by their great contributions to society.

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Olszak Spelling Variations


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Olszak Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Olszewski, Olszak, Olszacki, Olszycki, Olszanski, Olszynski, Olszak, Olsak, Olszacki and many more.

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Olszak Early History


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Olszak Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Olszak research. Another 189 words (14 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Olszak History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Olszak Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Olszak Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Olszak 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 were:

Olszak Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Motel Olszak, aged 25, who emigrated to the United States from Radzenin, in 1904
  • Marianne Olszak, aged 25, who landed in America from Giecz, Germany, in 1907
  • Jakub Olszak, aged 38, who landed in America from Lesno, Russia, in 1909
  • Wojciech Olszak, aged 40, who landed in America from Mokrawies, Austria, in 1910
  • Stanislaw Olszak, aged 25, who landed in America from Sanyki, Russia, in 1912
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Olszak (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Olszak (post 1700)



  • Dr. Waclaw Olszak (1868-1939), Polish physician, activist and politician

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Gottschald, Max. Deutsche Namenkunde unsere Familiennamen nach ihrer Entstehung und Bedeutung. München: J.F. Lehmanns Verlag, 1932. Print.
    2. Tarneller, Josef. Zur Namenkunde Tirolen Familiennamen. Bozen: Buchhandlung, 1923. Print.
    3. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    4. Götze, Alfred. Familiennamen im badischen Oberland. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1918. Print.
    5. Garland, Mary and Henry Garland Editions. Oxford Companion To German Literature 3rd Edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1997. Print. (ISBN 0198158963).
    6. Bahlow, Hans. Abhandlungen zur Namenforschung und Buchgeschichte. 1980. Print. (ISBN 978-3768690522).
    7. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    8. Bahlow, Hans and Edda Gentry. Translation Dictionary of German Names 2nd Edition. Madison: University of Wisconsin, 2002. Print.
    9. Strassburger, Ralph B. Pennsylvania German Pioneers The Original Lists of Arrivals in the Port of Philadelphia 3 Volumes. Baltimore: Picton Press, 1992. Print. (ISBN 978-0929539980).
    10. Göbel, Otto. Niederdeutsche Familiennamen der Gegenwart Wolfshagen-Schäbentz. Franz: Westphal, 1936. Print.
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    The Olszak Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Olszak 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 9 August 2012 at 13:07.

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