Wojciech History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
Early Origins of the Wojciech family
The surname Wojciech was first found in East Prussia
and Poland, where the name came from humble beginnings but gained a significant reputation for its contribution to the emerging Medieval society. Schuschke became part of the main royal Clan
of Korab, one of the 12 noble tribes of Poland. It later became more prominent as numerous branches of the same house acquired distant estates, some of which were located in other countries. Through the acquisition of these estates as well as their important contributions to society, the family successfully elevated their social status.
Early History of the Wojciech family
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Wojciech Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Korab, Schuschke, Korabiewski, Rusiecki and many more.
Early Notables of the Wojciech family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Wojciech family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Anne Korab, who arrived in New York, NY in 1854; Cath Korab, who came to New York, NY in 1854; Paul Korab, who came to New York, NY in 1854; Jan Korab, who settled in New York, NY in 1890.
Contemporary Notables of the name Wojciech (post 1700)
- Wojciech Wiszniewski (1946-1981), Polish filmmaker
- Wojciech Tarka, American Democrat politician, Alternate Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Massachusetts, 1932 CITATION[CLOSE]
The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, January 27) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
- Wojciech Bartos Glowacki (1758-1794), also known also as Bartosz Glowacki, a Polish peasant who was the most famous member of the kosynierzy during the Kosciuszko Uprising in 1794
- Wojciech Wilk (b. 1972), Polish politician, Member of the Sejm in 2005
- Wojciech Ponikiewski, Polish Ambassador to Italy
- Wojciech Hieronim Nowacki (b. 1958), Polish politician
- Wojciech Reiman (b. 1988), Polish footballer
- Wojciech Kaczmarek (b. 1983), Polish football goalkeeper
- Wojciech Kowalczyk (b. 1972), retired Polish footballer
- Wojciech Jankowski (b. 1963), Polish rower
Wojciech Family Crest Products
- ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, January 27) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html