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Wojciechowski Early Origins



The surname Wojciechowski 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.

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Wojciechowski Spelling Variations


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Wojciechowski Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Korab, Schuschke, Korabiewski, Rusiecki and many more.

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Wojciechowski Early History


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Wojciechowski Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Wojciechowski research. Another 139 words (10 lines of text) covering the years 168 and 1688 are included under the topic Early Wojciechowski History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Wojciechowski Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Wojciechowski Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 20 words (1 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Wojciechowski 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 were:

Wojciechowski Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Steven Wojciechowski, aged 29, settling in Chicago, U.S., who arrived in New York in 1920 aboard the ship "Antigone" from Danzig, Poland [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J6CG-94Q : 6 December 2014), Steven Wojciechowski, 18 Apr 1920; citing departure port Danzig, arrival port New york, ship name Antigone, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  • Jan Wojciechowski, aged 28, settling in Buckland, Ct., U.S.A., who arrived in New York in 1920 aboard the ship "Pocahontas" from Danzig, Poland [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J6CP-L4H : 6 December 2014), Jan Wojciechowski, 21 Apr 1920; citing departure port Danzig, arrival port New York, ship name Pocahontas, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  • Stanislaw Wojciechowski, aged 32, originally from Poland, who arrived in New York in 1921 aboard the ship "President Grant" from Danzig, Poland [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J62Q-DWL : 6 December 2014), Stanislaw Wojciechowski, 16 Feb 1921; citing departure port Danzig, arrival port New York, ship name President Grant, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).

Wojciechowski Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century

  • Paul Wojciechowski, who arrived in Manitoba in 1897

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Contemporary Notables of the name Wojciechowski (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Wojciechowski (post 1700)



  • Greg Wojciechowski (b. 1951), former American amateur wrestler and professional wrestler
  • Gene Wojciechowski, American sports columnist
  • Steve "Wojo" Wojciechowski (b. 1976), former basketball player
  • Steven Joseph Wojciechowski (b. 1970), American baseball player
  • Stephen Wojciechowski (b. 1922), retired Canadian professional ice hockey player
  • Marcin Wojciechowski (b. 1981), Polish footballer
  • Dariusz Wojciechowski (b. 1968), Polish former professional racing cyclist
  • Bernard Piotr Wojciechowski (b. 1958), Polish politician and a Member of the European Parliament
  • André Wojciechowski (b. 1956), member of the National Assembly of France
  • Antoni Wojciechowski (1905-1938), Polish chess master
  • ... (Another 6 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J6CG-94Q : 6 December 2014), Steven Wojciechowski, 18 Apr 1920; citing departure port Danzig, arrival port New york, ship name Antigone, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  2. ^ "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J6CP-L4H : 6 December 2014), Jan Wojciechowski, 21 Apr 1920; citing departure port Danzig, arrival port New York, ship name Pocahontas, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  3. ^ "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J62Q-DWL : 6 December 2014), Stanislaw Wojciechowski, 16 Feb 1921; citing departure port Danzig, arrival port New York, ship name President Grant, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).

Other References

  1. Kneschke, Dr. Ernest Heinrich. Neues allgemeines Deutsches Adels-Lexicon 9 Volumes New General German Aristocracy Lexicon. Leipzig: Friedrich Voigt, 1859. Print.
  2. Göbel, Otto. Niederdeutsche Familiennamen der Gegenwart Wolfshagen-Schäbentz. Franz: Westphal, 1936. Print.
  3. Bahlow, Hans (Edda Gentry trns). Dictionary of German Names . Madison, Wisconsin: Max Kade Institute, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-924119-35-7).
  4. Bahlow, Hans. Mecklenburgisches Namenbüchlein Ein Führer durch Mecklenburgs Familiennamen. Rostock: Carl Hinstorffs Verlag, 1932. Print.
  5. Zoder, Rudolf. Familiennamen in Ostfalen. Hildesheim: Geog Olms Verlagsbuchhandlung, 1968. Print.
  6. Neubecker, Ottfried. Wappen-Bilder-Lexikon der bürgerlichen Geschlechter Deutschlands, Oesterreichs und der Schweiz. Battenberg, München: 1985. Print.
  7. Tarneller, Josef. Zur Namenkunde Tirolen Familiennamen. Bozen: Buchhandlung, 1923. Print.
  8. Gritzner, M. Handbuch der heraldischen Terminologie in zwölf Zungen. Nürnberg: 1890. Print.
  9. Preuss, Otto. Die Lippischen Familiennamen mit Berücksichtigung der Ortsnamen. Detmold: Meyer'sche Hofbuchh, 1887. Print.
  10. Jones, Henry Z. Palatine Families of New York 2 Volumes. Rockland, ME: Picton Press, 2001. Print. (ISBN 978-0961388829).
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The Wojciechowski Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Wojciechowski 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.

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