Urbanski History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Urbanski family

The surname Urbanski 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 Urbanski family

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Urbanski Spelling Variations

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

Early Notables of the Urbanski family (pre 1700)

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United States Urbanski migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Urbanski Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Franz Urbanski, who arrived in Baltimore in 1882
  • Valentin Urbanski, who arrived in Baltimore in 1883

Canada Urbanski migration to Canada +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Urbanski Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century
  • Adam Urbanski, who settled in Halifax, Nova Scotia in 1897 with his wife Catherina and their son Nicholas
  • Nicholas Urbanski, who landed in Halifax, Nova Scotia in 1897
  • Nikola Urbanski, who arrived in Halifax, Nova Scotia in 1897

Contemporary Notables of the name Urbanski (post 1700) +

  • Douglas Urbanski (b. 1957), American film producer
  • August Urbanski (b. 1883), Polish-American legal expert
  • Marian Urbanski, American politician, Member of New Jersey State House of Assembly from Hudson County, 1926-27 [1]
  • Emil Urbanski, American Democrat politician, Alternate Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Minnesota, 1956 [1]
  • Alfred Urbanski (1899-1983), Polish politician
  • Eugeniusz Urbanski (b. 1888), Polish well-known painter
  • Igor Urbanski (b. 1970), Ukrainian Olympic luger


  1. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, February 12) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html


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