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Urbanowski Early Origins



The surname Urbanowski 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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Urbanowski Spelling Variations


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Urbanowski Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Urbanski, Erbanski, Urbannski, Urbonski and others.

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Urbanowski Early History


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Urbanowski Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Urbanowski research. Another 263 words (19 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Urbanowski History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Urbanowski Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Urbanowski Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Urbanowski 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: Barb. Urbansky, who came to New York in 1871; Franz Urbanski, who arrived in Baltimore in 1882; and Valentin Urbanski, who arrived a year later, and Adam Urbanski, who settled in Halifax, Nova Scotia in 1897 with his wife Catherina and their son Nicholas..

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Contemporary Notables of the name Urbanowski (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Urbanowski (post 1700)



  • Scott Urbanowski, American Democrat politician, Candidate for Michigan State House of Representatives 72nd District, 2012

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    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. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    4. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    5. Kapff, Rudolf. Schwäbische Geschlechtsnamen. Stuttgart: Verlag Silberburg, 1927. Print.
    6. Tobler-Meyer, Wilhelm. Familiennamen der Ostschweiz. Zürich: 1894. Print.
    7. 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).
    8. Holskins, Janina. Polish Genealogy and Heraldry An Introduction to Research. Washington: Library of Congress, 1987. Print.
    9. Niesiecki, Kasper. Herbarz Polski Polish Armorial, 10 Volumes. Lipsk: Breitkopf & Härtel, 1839. Print.
    10. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Co., 1976. Print.
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    The Urbanowski Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Urbanowski 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 12 February 2016 at 11:22.

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