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 Pushkin family
Early History of the Pushkin family
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Pushkin Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Pushkin, Puschkin, Pushka and others.
Early Notables of the Pushkin family (pre 1700)
Prominent among bearers of this surname in early times were members of the Pushkin family of Russia; and Boris Pushkin(ca. 1590-1659), a Russian diplomat and officeholder, the head of...
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Migration of the Pushkin 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..
Contemporary Notables of the name Pushkin (post 1700)
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