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
Early Origins of the Wernik family
The surname Wernik was first found in Cracow.
Early History of the Wernik family
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Wernik Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Wernicki, Wernik, Wernick, Wernikowski, Wiernic, Wiernicki, Wiernik and many more.
Early Notables of the Wernik family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Wernik family to the New World and Oceana
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.