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The Prusinski surname is a habitational name for someone from Prusina in Rzeszów voivodeship, or from Pruszyn, Masovian Voivodeship, both in Poland

Prusinski Early Origins



The surname Prusinski was first found in Warsaw, the largest province of Poland, formerly the principality of Mazovia. The Capital is the city of Warwsaw. The main towns are Warsaw, Plock, Wloclawek, Zyrardow, Gostynin, Grojec and Kutno. Warsaw was chosen as the royal residence in the mid 16th century and became focal point of all culture of the Polish peoples. 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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Prusinski Spelling Variations


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Prusinski Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Pruszynski, Prusyski, Pruszyski, Prusinski and others.

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Prusinski Early History


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Prusinski Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Prusinski research. Another 139 words (10 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Prusinski History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Prusinski Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Prusinski Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Prusinski 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: Hermann Prusz, who applied for Naturalization in Allegheny Co., PA in 1876; Stephen Pruszinski, who was naturalized in Detroit in 1930; as well as Maryan Pruszkewicz, who arrived in New York city on the "S.S. Nieuw Amsterdam" on April 29, 1912..

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Contemporary Notables of the name Prusinski (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Prusinski (post 1700)



  • Richard C. Prusinski, American Democrat politician, Candidate in primary for Michigan State Senate 21st District, 1958

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See Also


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Citations



    Other References

    1. 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).
    2. Oswald, G. Lexicon der Heraldik. Leipzig: 1984. Print.
    3. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    4. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    5. Hollowak, Thomas L. Polish Heads of Household in Maryland: An Index to the 1910 Census. Wesminister MD: Family Line Publications, 1990. Print.
    6. Boniecki, Adam. Szymon Konarski, and Artur . Herbarz Polski Polish Armorial, 16 Volumes. Poland: Wydawnictwa Artystyczne i Filmowe, 1907. Print.
    7. Gritzner, M. Handbuch der heraldischen Terminologie in zwölf Zungen. Nürnberg: 1890. Print.
    8. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Co., 1964. Print.
    9. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    10. Jones, Stephen. The History of Poland: From Its Origin as a Nation to the Year 1795. London: Vernor and Hood, 1795. Print.
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    The Prusinski Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Prusinski 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 November 2015 at 10:06.

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