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

Pruszyski Early Origins



The surname Pruszyski 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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Pruszyski Spelling Variations


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Pruszyski Spelling Variations



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

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Pruszyski Early History


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Pruszyski Early History



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

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Pruszyski Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Pruszyski Early Notables (pre 1700)



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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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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    2. Sanford, George. Historical Dictionary of Poland. Poland: Scarecrow Press, 2003. 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. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    5. Hoffman, William F. Polish Surnames: Origins and Meanings. 2nd Ed. Chicago: Polish Genealogical Society of America, 1997. Print. (ISBN 0-924207-04-3).
    6. Gritzner, M. Handbuch der heraldischen Terminologie in zwölf Zungen. Nürnberg: 1890. Print.
    7. Haverkamp, Alfred. Medieval Germany 1056-1273 2nd edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print.
    8. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Harper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    9. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Co., 1976. Print.
    10. Beider, Alexander. A Dictionary of Jewish Surnames from the Kingdom of Poland. Teaneck, New Jersey: Avotaynu, 1996. Print. (ISBN 0-9626373-9-4).
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    The Pruszyski Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Pruszyski 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.

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