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The Ossowski name is derived from any of various place names such as Osów, Osowa, Osowo, Ossowo, Ossowa, and Ossów in Warszawa. These place names come from either the word "osowy" meaning "aspen," or "osa," meaning "wasp."

Ossowski Early Origins



The surname Ossowski was first found in West Prussia, Poland and Pomerelia, where the name emerged in mediaeval times as one of the notable families in the western region. The surname is generally understood to be a habitation name. From the 13th century onwards the surname was identified with the great social and economic evolution which made this territory a landmark contributor to the development of the nation.

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Ossowski Spelling Variations


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Ossowski Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Ossowski, Ossowscy, Ossowsky, Ossowsci, Osowski, Osowscy, Osowsky and many more.

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Ossowski Early History


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Ossowski Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Ossowski research. Another 189 words (14 lines of text) covering the years 1360, 1643 and 1778 are included under the topic Early Ossowski History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Ossowski Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Ossowski Early Notables (pre 1700)



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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: Mathias Ossowsky, who came to New York, NY in 1872; Juliane Osowsky, who settled in Baltimore in 1880; Johann Osowsky, who arrived in Baltimore in 1880.

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Citations



    Other References

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    2. Tarneller, Josef. Zur Namenkunde Tirolen Familiennamen. Bozen: Buchhandlung, 1923. Print.
    3. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    4. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    5. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    6. Kapff, Rudolf. Schwäbische Geschlechtsnamen. Stuttgart: Verlag Silberburg, 1927. Print.
    7. Gritzner, M. Handbuch der heraldischen Terminologie in zwölf Zungen. Nürnberg: 1890. Print.
    8. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    9. Haverkamp, Alfred. Medieval Germany 1056-1273 2nd edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print.
    10. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
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    The Ossowski Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Ossowski 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 5 June 2014 at 15:46.

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