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Pinsky Early Origins



The surname Pinsky 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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Pinsky Spelling Variations


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Pinsky 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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Pinsky Early History


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Pinsky Early History



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

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Pinsky Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Pinsky Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Pinsky 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:

Pinsky Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Arthur Pinsky, who was naturalized in Pennsylvania in 1901

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Contemporary Notables of the name Pinsky (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Pinsky (post 1700)



  • Tara L. Pinsky, American Republican politician, Alternate Delegate to Republican National Convention from Rhode Island, 2012 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 21) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Paul G. Pinsky, American Democrat politician, Member of Maryland State House of Delegates District 22, 1987-90; Elected Maryland State Senate 22nd District 1998 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 21) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Esther F. Pinsky, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Ohio, 1940 (alternate), 1956, 1964 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 21) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Edward Pinsky, American politician, Candidate for Connecticut State House of Representatives from Wallingford, 1920 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 21) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

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Pinsky Historic Events


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Pinsky Historic Events




RMS Titanic

  • Mrs. Rosa Pinsky, aged 21, American Second Class passenger from Brooklyn, New York who sailed aboard the RMS Titanic and survived the sinking escaping on life boat 9 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Titanic Passenger List - Titanic Facts. (Retrieved 2016, July 13) . Retrieved from http://www.titanicfacts.net/titanic-passenger-list.html

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Citations


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  1. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 21) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  2. ^ Titanic Passenger List - Titanic Facts. (Retrieved 2016, July 13) . Retrieved from http://www.titanicfacts.net/titanic-passenger-list.html

Other References

  1. Beider, Alexander. A Dictionary of Jewish Surnames from the Kingdom of Poland. Teaneck, New Jersey: Avotaynu, 1996. Print. (ISBN 0-9626373-9-4).
  2. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Co., 1964. Print.
  3. Tobler-Meyer, Wilhelm. Familiennamen der Ostschweiz. Zürich: 1894. Print.
  4. Jones, Henry Z. Palatine Families of New York 2 Volumes. Rockland, ME: Picton Press, 2001. Print. (ISBN 978-0961388829).
  5. Oswald, G. Lexicon der Heraldik. Leipzig: 1984. Print.
  6. Gritzner, M. Handbuch der heraldischen Terminologie in zwölf Zungen. Nürnberg: 1890. Print.
  7. 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).
  8. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
  9. Stupnicki, H. Herbarz Polski Polish Armorial, 2 Volumes. London: Figaro Press, 1963. Print.
  10. Colletta, John P. They Came in Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
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The Pinsky Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Pinsky 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 3 December 2015 at 14:14.

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