Pasternak History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
Early Origins of the Pasternak family
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.
Early History of the Pasternak family
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Pasternak Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Pastorkovic, Pasterwicz, Pasternak, Pastorkoich, Pastorchovic and many more.
Early Notables of the Pasternak family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Pasternak family to the New World and Oceana
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
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
Historic Events for the Pasternak family
- Bernhard Pasternak (1919-1941), German Matrose IV Signal who served aboard the German Battleship Bismarck during World War II when it was sunk heading to France; he died in the sinking CITATION[CLOSE]
Bismarck & Tirpitz Class - Crew List Bismarck. (Retrieved 2018, February 06). Retrieved from https://www.bismarck-class.dk/bismarck/crew/bismarck_crew.html#crew_details
Pasternak Family Crest Products
- ^ Bismarck & Tirpitz Class - Crew List Bismarck. (Retrieved 2018, February 06). Retrieved from https://www.bismarck-class.dk/bismarck/crew/bismarck_crew.html#crew_details