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Wieckowski Early Origins



The surname Wieckowski was first found in Lemberg(Lwow,) a province of Poland. It is bounded by Lublin, Cracow, Tarnopol and Stanislawow. The main cities are those of Lemberg, Prezymysl, Drohobycz, Rzeszow, Jaraslow, Sambor and Sanock. The town of Lemberg was an important trading post with the east. While Polish represents the majority of its peoples there is also a major Ukrainian representation. 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.

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Wieckowski Spelling Variations


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Wieckowski Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Wietki, Wietcki, Wiekiewicz, Wiecki, Wieteski, Witsky, Wieckowsky, Wicki and many more.

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Wieckowski Early History


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Wieckowski Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Wieckowski research. Another 288 words (21 lines of text) covering the years 1600, 1621, 1643, 1696, and 1793 are included under the topic Early Wieckowski History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Wieckowski Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Wieckowski Early Notables (pre 1700)



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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: August Wickie, who was living in Ontario in 1871; Stanislaus Wieczkowski, who was recorded as a resident of Pennsylvania in 1890; Josef Wietecki, who came to Baltimore on the SS Hannover in 1909.

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Holskins, Janina. Polish Genealogy and Heraldry An Introduction to Research. Washington: Library of Congress, 1987. Print.
    2. Beider, Alexander. A Dictionary of Jewish Surnames from the Kingdom of Poland. Teaneck, New Jersey: Avotaynu, 1996. Print. (ISBN 0-9626373-9-4).
    3. Oswald, G. Lexicon der Heraldik. Leipzig: 1984. Print.
    4. Haverkamp, Alfred. Medieval Germany 1056-1273 2nd edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print.
    5. Jones, Stephen. The History of Poland: From Its Origin as a Nation to the Year 1795. London: Vernor and Hood, 1795. Print.
    6. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    7. 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).
    8. Hoffman, William F. Polish Surnames: Origins and Meanings. 2nd Ed. Chicago: Polish Genealogical Society of America, 1997. Print. (ISBN 0-924207-04-3).
    9. Gritzner, M. Handbuch der heraldischen Terminologie in zwölf Zungen. Nürnberg: 1890. Print.
    10. Tobler-Meyer, Wilhelm. Familiennamen der Ostschweiz. Zürich: 1894. Print.
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    The Wieckowski Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Wieckowski 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 25 December 2015 at 14:42.

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