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Zelenka Early Origins



The surname Zelenka was first found in West Prussia and Pomerelia, where the name emerged in mediaeval times as one of the notable families in the western region. From the 13th century onwards the surname was identified with the great social and economic evolution which made this territory a landmark contributor to the development of the nation.

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Zelenka Spelling Variations


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Zelenka Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Zeleznik, Zelenski, Zelenka, Zelenys, Zelewski, Zelislawski, Zeleznicki, Zeleznicky, Zelinski, Zelslawski, Zelznik, Czelsnik, Celznik, Selznik and many more.

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Zelenka Early History


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Zelenka Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Zelenka research. Another 160 words (11 lines of text) covering the years 1673 and 1755 are included under the topic Early Zelenka History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Zelenka Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Zelenka Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Zelenka 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:

Zelenka Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Andreas Zelenka, who arrived in Baltimore in 1876
  • Antonio Zelenka, who setted in Baltimore in 1878
  • Alzbeta Zelenka, who settled in New York, NY in 1884
  • Antonia Zelenka, who settled in New York, NY in 1891
  • Anastasia Zelenka, who setted in New York, NY in 1894

Zelenka Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Anna Zelenka, who setted in New York, NY in 1904
  • Anton Zelenka, who setted in Michigan in 1906

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Contemporary Notables of the name Zelenka (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Zelenka (post 1700)



  • Joseph John Zelenka (b. 1976), American football long snapper
  • Jiøí Zelenka, Czech ice hockey forward
  • Ludìk Zelenka (b. 1973), former Czech football player
  • LukᚠZelenka (b. 1979), Czechoslovakian professional footballer
  • Petr Zelenka (b. 1967), award-winning Czech playwright and director of theatre and film
  • Karel Zelenka (b. 1983), Czech-Italian figure skater and five-time (2003-2007) Italian national champion

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Bahlow, Hans. Deutschlands geographische Namenwelt Etymologisches Lexikon der Fluss- und Ortsnamen alteuropaischer Herkunft. Frankfurt: Suhrkamp, 1985. Print.
    2. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    3. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    4. Neubecker, Ottfried. Wappen-Bilder-Lexikon der bürgerlichen Geschlechter Deutschlands, Oesterreichs und der Schweiz. Battenberg, München: 1985. Print.
    5. Nied, Edmund. Fraenkische Familiennamen urkundlich gesammelt und sprachlich gedeutet. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1933. Print.
    6. Götze, Alfred. Familiennamen im badischen Oberland. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1918. Print.
    7. Bahlow, Hans. Mecklenburgisches Namenbüchlein Ein Führer durch Mecklenburgs Familiennamen. Rostock: Carl Hinstorffs Verlag, 1932. Print.
    8. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmacher's Grosses Wappenbuch 35 Volumes. Germany: Bauer & Raspe. Print.
    9. Garland, Mary and Henry Garland Editions. Oxford Companion To German Literature 3rd Edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1997. Print. (ISBN 0198158963).
    10. Gritzner, M. Handbuch der heraldischen Terminologie in zwölf Zungen. Nürnberg: 1890. Print.
    11. ...

    The Zelenka Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Zelenka 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.

    This page was last modified on 10 February 2013 at 15:17.

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