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Rafalowicz History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

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Early Origins of the Rafalowicz family

The surname Rafalowicz was first found in Polesie, the largest province of Poland. It is inhabited by Ruthenians, called Polesians, of Ukrainian descent. The main towns are those of Brest Litovsk, Pinsk, Kobryn, Kamenets, Litovsk, and Luninets. It was in this province that the renowned Radziwills and Sapiehas held their vast estates. Wolczyn was the seat of the Czartoryski family. The surname became noted for its many branches in the region, each house acquiring a status and influence which was envied by the princes of the region. In their later history the name became a power unto themselves and were elevated to the ranks of nobility as they grew into this most influential family.

Early History of the Rafalowicz family

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Rafalowicz Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Rafalowski, Rafalski, Rafalavich, Rafalowicz, Rafalowskimi, Rafaloski and many more.

Early Notables of the Rafalowicz family (pre 1700)

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Migration of the Rafalowicz family to the New World and Oceana

Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Franz Rafalski, who settled in Allegheny Co., PA in 1884; and Marion Rafalski, who arrived in Detroit in 1890.

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