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