The name Pushka is a patronymic
surname formed by adding one of the many Russian suffixes, such as "-ov" and "-ovic" to the personal name
Pushka, meaning "cannon." This name was likely originally a nickname
for a loud, outgoing person, or perhaps an occupational
name for a gunner or gunsmith.
Early Origins of the Pushka family
The surname Pushka was first found in Russia, where the name was born by members of the population of the Russian Empire.
Early History of the Pushka family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Pushka research.Another 47 words (3 lines of text) covering the years 1534, 1590, 1659, 1632, 1649, 1646 and 1635 are included under the topic Early Pushka History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Pushka Spelling Variations
Early Notables of the Pushka family (pre 1700)
Prominent among bearers of this surname in early times were members of the Pushka family of Russia; and Boris Pushkin(ca. 1590-1659), a Russian diplomat and officeholder, the head of... Another 28 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Pushka Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the Pushka family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: no found records of Pushkin. However, a Gottfired Pusch came to Pennsylvania in 1749; Christoph Puschek age 37; his wife Anna Rosian Hubsch, and their five children were recorded in America in 1839..