Early Origins of the Rodkiewiz family
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.
Early History of the Rodkiewiz family
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Rodkiewiz Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Rudalewitz, Rudowski, Rudawski, Rudakiewicz, Rodowicz, Rodziewicz, Rodkiewiz, Rutkiewicz, Rutawski, Rutakiewicz and many more.
Early Notables of the Rodkiewiz family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Rodkiewiz family to the New World and Oceana
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.