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Rodkiewiz Early Origins



The surname Rodkiewiz was first found in Warsaw, the largest province of Poland, formerly the principality of Mazovia. The Capital is the city of Warwsaw. The main towns are Warsaw, Plock, Wloclawek, Zyrardow, Gostynin, Grojec and Kutno. Warsaw was chosen as the royal residence in the mid 16th century and became focal point of all culture of the Polish peoples. 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.

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Rodkiewiz Spelling Variations


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Rodkiewiz Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Rudalewitz, Rudowski, Rudawski, Rudakiewicz, Rodowicz, Rodziewicz, Rodkiewiz, Rutkiewicz, Rutawski, Rutakiewicz and many more.

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Rodkiewiz Early History


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Rodkiewiz Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Rodkiewiz research. Another 199 words (14 lines of text) covering the years 1501, 1640, 1648, 1648 and 1660 are included under the topic Early Rodkiewiz History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Rodkiewiz Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Rodkiewiz Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Rodkiewiz 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: Rodziewicz, who came to New York in 1831 after being exiled from Poland; Joseph Rudowski, who was naturalized in Florida in 1873; Anna Rodowski, who immigrated to Baltimore in 1881.

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Citations



    Other References

    1. Jones, Stephen. The History of Poland: From Its Origin as a Nation to the Year 1795. London: Vernor and Hood, 1795. Print.
    2. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    3. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    4. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    5. Niesiecki, Kasper. Herbarz Polski Polish Armorial, 10 Volumes. Lipsk: Breitkopf & Härtel, 1839. Print.
    6. White, Davis, and S. Jeanne. People of Polonia: The 1910 Census ward Two--Baltimore City Maryland, Part1. Baltimore, MD: Historyk Press, 1994. Print.
    7. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    8. 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).
    9. Jones, Henry Z. Palatine Families of New York 2 Volumes. Rockland, ME: Picton Press, 2001. Print. (ISBN 978-0961388829).
    10. Brückner, Aleksander. etymologiczy jezyka polskiego (Etymologica Dictionary of the Polish Language). Warszaga: Wiedza Powszechra, 1970. Print.
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    The Rodkiewiz Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Rodkiewiz 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 16 June 2014 at 16:02.

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