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Multiple Origins for the Surname Wisneski


Polish


The Wisneski surname is a habitational name, taken on from one of the many places in Poland called Wisniewo, Wisniew, or Wisniewa. These places all derive their name from "wisnia," meaning "cherry," and the surname means "one from the town of the cherry tree."

Wisneski Early Origins



The surname Wisneski was first found in the area that now makes up the autonomous nation-state of Poland.

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Wisneski Spelling Variations


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Wisneski Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Wiszniewski, Wisniowski, Wisniowiecki and others.

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Wisneski Early History


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Wisneski Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Wisneski research. Another 230 words (16 lines of text) covering the years 1718, 1774, and 1808 are included under the topic Early Wisneski History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Wisneski Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Wisneski Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 23 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Wisneski 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: Angelica Wisniewski, age 2, who arrived in Baltimore in 1884; Anna Wisniewski, baptised in Baltimore in 1877; Charlie Wisniewski, who arrived in New York, NY in 1884.

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Contemporary Notables of the name Wisneski (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Wisneski (post 1700)



  • Warren Anthony Wisneski (b. 1969), retired New Zealand cricketer

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Wisneski Family Crest Products


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Wisneski Family Crest Products




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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Colletta, John P. They Came in Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    2. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Co., 1964. Print.
    3. Strassburger, Ralph B. Pennsylvania German Pioneers The Original Lists of Arrivals in the Port of Philadelphia 3 Volumes. Baltimore: Picton Press, 1992. Print. (ISBN 978-0929539980).
    4. Oswald, G. Lexicon der Heraldik. Leipzig: 1984. Print.
    5. Stupnicki, H. Herbarz Polski Polish Armorial, 2 Volumes. London: Figaro Press, 1963. Print.
    6. Haverkamp, Alfred. Medieval Germany 1056-1273 2nd edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print.
    7. Hollowak, Thomas L. Polish Heads of Household in Maryland: An Index to the 1910 Census. Wesminister MD: Family Line Publications, 1990. Print.
    8. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    9. 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).
    10. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
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    The Wisneski Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Wisneski 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 9 January 2017 at 09:16.

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