The Polish Puchala surname is derived from the word "puch," meaninig "down" or "fluff;" or it may come from the Polish term "puchacz" which literally meaning "an owl."
The surname Puchala was first found in Poland, where Puchala was borne by members of a sept of the Polish
Pobog, as well as by two noble families from the region.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Puchala research.Another 63 words (4 lines of text) covering the year 1400 is included under the topic Early Puchala History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Balint Puchala, who arrived at Ellis Island
in 1892; Peter Puchala of Ungarn, who arrived at Ellis Island
in 1892; Victoria Puchala of Austria
, who arrived at Ellis Island