Wozny History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
The name Wozny is an occupational
name that would have been assumed by people in the Middle Ages to demonstrate their profession. Interestingly, the name Wozny arose from several different sources, referring to different occupations. The root of this name could have been the Polish word "wozic," meaning to "carry;" "woznica," denoted a driver, or coachman of horses. Another possibility is a root of "wozny," meaning "baliff," or other government official.
Early Origins of the Wozny family
The surname Wozny was first found in Poland.
Early History of the Wozny family
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Wozny Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Wozniack, Wozniak, Wozniakiewicz, Woznia and many more.
Early Notables of the Wozny family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Wozny family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Henry Wozniak, who came to New York, NY in 1873; Anastasia Wozniak, who was on record in Baltimore in 1874; Maria Wozniak, who settled in Baltimore in 1876.
Contemporary Notables of the name Wozny (post 1700)
- Eugene Wozny, American head coach for the Gonzaga University men's basketball team for the 1944-1945 season
- Grzegorz Wozny (b. 1946), Polish politician, Member of Sejm (2005-2007)
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