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Pinkuss Early Origins



The surname Pinkuss was first found in Lemberg(Lwow,) a province of Poland. It is bounded by Lublin, Cracow, Tarnopol and Stanislawow. The main cities are those of Lemberg, Prezymysl, Drohobycz, Rzeszow, Jaraslow, Sambor and Sanock. The town of Lemberg was an important trading post with the east. While Polish represents the majority of its peoples there is also a major Ukrainian representation. 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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Pinkuss Spelling Variations


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Pinkuss Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Pinkus, Pinczowski, Pinski, Pienczykowski, Pienkiewicz, Pinkuss, Pinkas, Pienkowski, Ponikiewski and many more.

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Pinkuss Early History


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Pinkuss Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Pinkuss research. Another 205 words (15 lines of text) covering the years 1400, 1845, 1448 and 1488 are included under the topic Early Pinkuss History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Pinkuss Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Pinkuss Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Pinkuss 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 or some of its variants were: Ignatius Pienkowski, who was naturalized in Maryland in 1838; Hannchen Pinkus, who came to New York with her two children in 1851; Henriette Pinkus, who traveled from Hamburg to New York in 1873.

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Contemporary Notables of the name Pinkuss (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Pinkuss (post 1700)



  • Fritz Pinkuss (b. 1905), well-known rabbi and teacher

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Pinkuss Family Crest Products


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Jones, Henry Z. Palatine Families of New York 2 Volumes. Rockland, ME: Picton Press, 2001. Print. (ISBN 978-0961388829).
    2. Tobler-Meyer, Wilhelm. Familiennamen der Ostschweiz. Zürich: 1894. Print.
    3. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
    4. Kapff, Rudolf. Schwäbische Geschlechtsnamen. Stuttgart: Verlag Silberburg, 1927. Print.
    5. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    6. Hollowak, Thomas L. Polish Heads of Household in Maryland: An Index to the 1910 Census. Wesminister MD: Family Line Publications, 1990. Print.
    7. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    8. Holskins, Janina. Polish Genealogy and Heraldry An Introduction to Research. Washington: Library of Congress, 1987. Print.
    9. Boniecki, Adam. Szymon Konarski, and Artur . Herbarz Polski Polish Armorial, 16 Volumes. Poland: Wydawnictwa Artystyczne i Filmowe, 1907. Print.
    10. Niesiecki, Kasper. Herbarz Polski Polish Armorial, 10 Volumes. Lipsk: Breitkopf & Härtel, 1839. Print.
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    The Pinkuss Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Pinkuss 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 October 2014 at 14:08.

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