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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."

Puchala Early Origins



The surname Puchala was first found in Poland, where Puchala was borne by members of a sept of the Polish Clan Pobog, as well as by two noble families from the region.

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Puchala Spelling Variations


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Puchala Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Puc, Puchala and others.

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Puchala Early History


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Puchala Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Puchala research. Another 249 words (18 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.

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Puchala Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Puchala Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Puchala 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: 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 in 1892.

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Contemporary Notables of the name Puchala (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Puchala (post 1700)



  • Donald James Puchala, Professor of Public Affairs at the University of South Carolina (2003)

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Puchala Family Crest Products


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Brückner, Aleksander. etymologiczy jezyka polskiego (Etymologica Dictionary of the Polish Language). Warszaga: Wiedza Powszechra, 1970. Print.
    2. Stupnicki, H. Herbarz Polski Polish Armorial, 2 Volumes. London: Figaro Press, 1963. Print.
    3. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Co., 1976. Print.
    4. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Harper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    5. Jones, Stephen. The History of Poland: From Its Origin as a Nation to the Year 1795. London: Vernor and Hood, 1795. Print.
    6. Gritzner, M. Handbuch der heraldischen Terminologie in zwölf Zungen. Nürnberg: 1890. Print.
    7. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    8. Jones, Henry Z. Palatine Families of New York 2 Volumes. Rockland, ME: Picton Press, 2001. Print. (ISBN 978-0961388829).
    9. Hollowak, Thomas L. Polish Heads of Household in Maryland: An Index to the 1910 Census. Wesminister MD: Family Line Publications, 1990. Print.
    10. Sanford, George. Historical Dictionary of Poland. Poland: Scarecrow Press, 2003. Print.
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    The Puchala Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Puchala 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 23 November 2016 at 16:33.

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