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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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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    2. Hoffman, William F. Polish Surnames: Origins and Meanings. 2nd Ed. Chicago: Polish Genealogical Society of America, 1997. Print. (ISBN 0-924207-04-3).
    3. White, Davis, and S. Jeanne. People of Polonia: The 1910 Census ward Two--Baltimore City Maryland, Part1. Baltimore, MD: Historyk Press, 1994. Print.
    4. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    5. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    6. Boniecki, Adam. Szymon Konarski, and Artur . Herbarz Polski Polish Armorial, 16 Volumes. Poland: Wydawnictwa Artystyczne i Filmowe, 1907. Print.
    7. Niesiecki, Kasper. Herbarz Polski Polish Armorial, 10 Volumes. Lipsk: Breitkopf & Härtel, 1839. Print.
    8. Holskins, Janina. Polish Genealogy and Heraldry An Introduction to Research. Washington: Library of Congress, 1987. Print.
    9. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    10. 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).
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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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