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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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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Stupnicki, H. Herbarz Polski Polish Armorial, 2 Volumes. London: Figaro Press, 1963. Print.
    2. Hoffman, William F. Polish Surnames: Origins and Meanings. 2nd Ed. Chicago: Polish Genealogical Society of America, 1997. Print. (ISBN 0-924207-04-3).
    3. Jones, Stephen. The History of Poland: From Its Origin as a Nation to the Year 1795. London: Vernor and Hood, 1795. Print.
    4. Oswald, G. Lexicon der Heraldik. Leipzig: 1984. Print.
    5. White, Davis, and S. Jeanne. People of Polonia: The 1910 Census ward Two--Baltimore City Maryland, Part1. Baltimore, MD: Historyk Press, 1994. Print.
    6. Haverkamp, Alfred. Medieval Germany 1056-1273 2nd edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print.
    7. Sanford, George. Historical Dictionary of Poland. Poland: Scarecrow Press, 2003. Print.
    8. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    9. Jones, Henry Z. Palatine Families of New York 2 Volumes. Rockland, ME: Picton Press, 2001. Print. (ISBN 978-0961388829).
    10. Hollowak, Thomas L. Polish Heads of Household in Maryland: An Index to the 1910 Census. Wesminister MD: Family Line Publications, 1990. Print.
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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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