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The Wernik surname comes from two possible sources, in some cases it was no doubt derived from the word "wierny," which means " loyal" or "faithful." In other instances, Wernik is a patronymic surname, created from the personal name Werner.

Wernik Early Origins



The surname Wernik was first found in Cracow.

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Wernik Spelling Variations


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Wernik Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Wernicki, Wernik, Wernick, Wernikowski, Wiernic, Wiernicki, Wiernik and many more.

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Wernik Early History


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Wernik Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Wernik research. Another 275 words (20 lines of text) covering the years 1333, 1363, and 1370 are included under the topic Early Wernik History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Wernik Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Wernik Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 26 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Wernik 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: Johann Ludwig Wernick, a Hessian mercenary in the American War for Independence, Lois Wernick, who arrived in Philadelphia in 1796; Charlotte Wernicke, who came to New York, NY in 1854.

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Citations



    Other References

    1. Hoffman, William F. Polish Surnames: Origins and Meanings. 2nd Ed. Chicago: Polish Genealogical Society of America, 1997. Print. (ISBN 0-924207-04-3).
    2. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Co., 1964. Print.
    3. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    4. Colletta, John P. They Came in Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    5. Haverkamp, Alfred. Medieval Germany 1056-1273 2nd edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print.
    6. 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).
    7. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    8. Niesiecki, Kasper. Herbarz Polski Polish Armorial, 10 Volumes. Lipsk: Breitkopf & Härtel, 1839. Print.
    9. Jones, Stephen. The History of Poland: From Its Origin as a Nation to the Year 1795. London: Vernor and Hood, 1795. Print.
    10. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
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    The Wernik Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Wernik 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 6 April 2014 at 22:10.

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