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The surname Stankovic is of Polish origin. The name is derived from the personal name "Stanko," and means "son of Stanko."

Stankovic Early Origins



The surname Stankovic 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.

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Stankovic Spelling Variations


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Stankovic Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Stankewich, Stankiewicz, Stankar, Stanczewicz, Staniewicz and many more.

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Stankovic Early History


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Stankovic Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Stankovic research. Another 294 words (21 lines of text) covering the years 1516, 1560, and 1645 are included under the topic Early Stankovic History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Stankovic Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Stankovic Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Stankovic 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: Matias Stankiewicz, who immigrated to New York in 1836; Franziska Stankiewicz, who traveled from Hamburg to New York in 1872; Elisabeth Stankiewicz, who arrived in Baltimore in 1880.

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Stankovic Historic Events


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Stankovic Historic Events




RMS Titanic

  • Mr. Ivan Stankovic (d. 1912), aged 33, Croatian Third Class passenger from Galdovo who sailed aboard the RMS Titanic and died in the sinking [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Titanic Passenger List - Titanic Facts. (Retrieved 2016, July 13) . Retrieved from http://www.titanicfacts.net/titanic-passenger-list.html

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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ Titanic Passenger List - Titanic Facts. (Retrieved 2016, July 13) . Retrieved from http://www.titanicfacts.net/titanic-passenger-list.html

Other References

  1. Strassburger, Ralph B. Pennsylvania German Pioneers The Original Lists of Arrivals in the Port of Philadelphia 3 Volumes. Baltimore: Picton Press, 1992. Print. (ISBN 978-0929539980).
  2. 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).
  3. Kapff, Rudolf. Schwäbische Geschlechtsnamen. Stuttgart: Verlag Silberburg, 1927. Print.
  4. White, Davis, and S. Jeanne. People of Polonia: The 1910 Census ward Two--Baltimore City Maryland, Part1. Baltimore, MD: Historyk Press, 1994. Print.
  5. Jones, Stephen. The History of Poland: From Its Origin as a Nation to the Year 1795. London: Vernor and Hood, 1795. Print.
  6. Niesiecki, Kasper. Herbarz Polski Polish Armorial, 10 Volumes. Lipsk: Breitkopf & Härtel, 1839. Print.
  7. Beider, Alexander. A Dictionary of Jewish Surnames from the Kingdom of Poland. Teaneck, New Jersey: Avotaynu, 1996. Print. (ISBN 0-9626373-9-4).
  8. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
  9. Sanford, George. Historical Dictionary of Poland. Poland: Scarecrow Press, 2003. Print.
  10. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Harper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
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This page was last modified on 14 February 2014 at 10:13.

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