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Pasternak Early Origins



The surname Pasternak was first found in Polesie, the largest province of Poland. It is inhabited by Ruthenians, called Polesians, of Ukrainian descent. The main towns are those of Brest Litovsk, Pinsk, Kobryn, Kamenets, Litovsk, and Luninets. It was in this province that the renowned Radziwills and Sapiehas held their vast estates. 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.

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Pasternak Spelling Variations


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Pasternak Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Pastorkovic, Pasterwicz, Pasternak, Pastorkoich, Pastorchovic and many more.

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Pasternak Early History


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Pasternak Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Pasternak research. Another 173 words (12 lines of text) covering the years 140 and 1400 are included under the topic Early Pasternak History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Pasternak Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Pasternak Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Pasternak 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:

Pasternak Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • John Pasternak, who applied for naturalization in North Dakota in 1905
  • William Pasternak, who was living in Maryland in 1910

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Contemporary Notables of the name Pasternak (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Pasternak (post 1700)



  • Kenneth D. Pasternak (b. 1954), American financial executive and entrepreneur
  • Joe Pasternak (b. 1901), American film director
  • Leon Pasternak (1910-1969), Polish poet and satirist
  • Simon Pasternak (b. 1971), Danish author and publisher
  • Harley Pasternak (b. 1974), Los Angeles-based Canadian personal trainer, public speaker and NY Times best-selling author
  • Reagan Pasternak (b. 1977), Canadian actress
  • Leonid Osipovich Pasternak (1862-1945), Russian post-impressionist painter
  • Boris Leonidovich Pasternak (1890-1960), Russian language poet, novelist, and translator awarded the 1957 Nobel Prize for Literature for Doctor Zhivago

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Niesiecki, Kasper. Herbarz Polski Polish Armorial, 10 Volumes. Lipsk: Breitkopf & Härtel, 1839. Print.
    2. Brückner, Aleksander. etymologiczy jezyka polskiego (Etymologica Dictionary of the Polish Language). Warszaga: Wiedza Powszechra, 1970. Print.
    3. Jones, Henry Z. Palatine Families of New York 2 Volumes. Rockland, ME: Picton Press, 2001. Print. (ISBN 978-0961388829).
    4. Boniecki, Adam. Szymon Konarski, and Artur . Herbarz Polski Polish Armorial, 16 Volumes. Poland: Wydawnictwa Artystyczne i Filmowe, 1907. Print.
    5. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    6. Beider, Alexander. A Dictionary of Jewish Surnames from the Kingdom of Poland. Teaneck, New Jersey: Avotaynu, 1996. Print. (ISBN 0-9626373-9-4).
    7. 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).
    8. Jones, Stephen. The History of Poland: From Its Origin as a Nation to the Year 1795. London: Vernor and Hood, 1795. Print.
    9. Kapff, Rudolf. Schwäbische Geschlechtsnamen. Stuttgart: Verlag Silberburg, 1927. Print.
    10. Colletta, John P. They Came in Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
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    The Pasternak Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Pasternak 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 April 2016 at 14:11.

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