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Where did the German Olszanski family come from? What is the German Olszanski family crest and coat of arms? When did the Olszanski family first arrive in the United States? Where did the various branches of the family go? What is the Olszanski family history?
Spelling variations of this family name include: Olszewski, Olszak, Olszacki, Olszycki, Olszanski, Olszynski, Olszak, Olsak, Olszacki and many more.
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.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Olszanski research. Another 189 words(14 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Olszanski History in all our PDF Extended History products.
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Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Ludwig Olszynski, who arrived in Baltimore in 1868; Felix Olszewski, who came to Pennsylvania in 1880; Frank Olszewski, who immigrated to Pennsylvania in 1891.
The Olszanski Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Olszanski 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.
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