Early Origins of the Urbanowski family
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.
Early History of the Urbanowski family
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Urbanowski Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Urbanski, Erbanski, Urbannski, Urbonski and others.
Early Notables of the Urbanowski family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Urbanowski family to the New World and Oceana
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..
Contemporary Notables of the name Urbanowski (post 1700)
- Scott Urbanowski, American Democrat politician, Candidate for Michigan State House of Representatives 72nd District, 2012 CITATION[CLOSE]
The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, February 12) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html