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The name Pushkin 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.

Pushkin Early Origins



The surname Pushkin was first found in Russia, where the name was born by members of the population of the Russian Empire.

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Pushkin Spelling Variations


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Pushkin Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Pushkin, Puschkin, Pushka and others.

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Pushkin Early History


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Pushkin Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Pushkin 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 Pushkin History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Pushkin Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Pushkin Early Notables (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...

Another 28 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Pushkin 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: 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..

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Contemporary Notables of the name Pushkin (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Pushkin (post 1700)



  • Aleksei Ivanovich Pushkin (1744-1817), Russian count since 1797, statesman, historian and art collector
  • Vasiliy Lvovich Pushkin (1766-1830), minor Russian poet
  • Anatoly Pushkin (1915-2002), Soviet aircraft pilot and was decorated "Hero of the Soviet Union"
  • Alexandr Pushkin (1799-1837), Russian poet and novelist, born into a prosperous family in Moscow. His maternal great grandfather was Abram Hannibal, brought to Russian from Constantinople as an Abyssinian slave, and then became a great favorite of Tsar Peter the Great. In 1881, "The Pushkin Prize" was established by Russian Academy of Sciences

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

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    2. Ingram, Rev. James. Translator Anglo-Saxon Chronicle 1823. Print.
    3. Bullock, L.G. Historical Map of England and Wales. Edinburgh: Bartholomew and Son, 1971. Print.
    4. Magnusson, Magnus. Chambers Biographical Dictionary 5th edition. Edinburgh: W & R Chambers, 1990. Print.
    5. Fairbairn. Fairbain's book of Crests of the Families of Great Britain and Ireland, 4th Edition 2 volumes in one. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1968. Print.
    6. Lennard, Reginald. Rural England 1086-1135 A Study of Social and Agrarian Conditions. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1959. Print.
    7. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin, Eds. Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
    8. Chadwick, Nora Kershaw and J.X.W.P Corcoran. The Celts. London: Penguin, 1790. Print. (ISBN 0140212116).
    9. Sanders, Joanne McRee Edition. English Settlers in Barbados 1637-1800. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    10. Burke, Sir Bernard. Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Peerage and Baronetage, The Privy Council, Knightage and Compainonage. London: Burke Publishing, 1921. Print.
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    The Pushkin Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Pushkin 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 3 July 2013 at 14:42.

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