Wieniawski History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
Early Origins of the Wieniawski family
The surname Wieniawski was first found in Poraj and 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.
Early History of the Wieniawski family
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Wieniawski Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Wienczkowski, Wienskowski, Wieniawski, Wyczolkowski, Wieniowski, Wyczechowsky, Wykowski, Wienklowsky, Wieniowsky, Wyczokowsky, Wyczikowsky and many more.
Early Notables of the Wieniawski family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Wieniawski family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: bearers of the name who settled in these regions and others in the United States and Canada.
Contemporary Notables of the name Wieniawski (post 1700)
- Joseph Wieniawski (1837-1912), Polish pianist and conductor
- Henri Wieniawski (1835-1880), Polish composer
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