Wisnieski History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

The Wisnieski 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."

Early Origins of the Wisnieski family

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

Early History of the Wisnieski family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Wisnieski research. Another 44 words (3 lines of text) covering the years 1808, 1718, 1774, 1808 and 1809 are included under the topic Early Wisnieski History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Wisnieski Spelling Variations

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

Early Notables of the Wisnieski family (pre 1700)

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United States Wisnieski migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Wisnieski Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Kazimierz Wisnieski, aged 26, who landed in America, in 1895
Wisnieski Settlers in United States in the 20th Century
  • Leon Wisnieski, aged 40, who settled in America from Poland, in 1902
  • Marianna Wisnieski, aged 2, who landed in America from Poland, in 1902
  • Rosalija Wisnieski, aged 40, who immigrated to the United States from Poland, in 1902
  • Vincente Wisnieski, aged 5, who settled in America from Poland, in 1902
  • Jan Wisnieski, aged 2, who immigrated to the United States from Poland, in 1902
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Contemporary Notables of the name Wisnieski (post 1700) +

  • Maryan Wisnieski (b. 1937), retired French international footballer


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