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Multiple Origins for the Surname Zelinka


Polish


The surname Zelinka comes from the Polish word "Slazak," which denotes an inhabitant of Silesia.

Zelinka Early Origins



The surname Zelinka was first found in Novwina in Cracow, a province of Poland which lies centrally, bounded by Kielce, Lublin, Silesia and Lwow. The capitol city is Cracow, said to be the intellectual center of Poland. The region is composed of Poles and Gorale (Highlanders) who speak their own dialect and wear picturesque costumes. The chief towns of the province are Cracow, Tarnow, and Nowy Sacz. The surname became noted for its many branches in the region, each house acquiring a status and influence which was envied by the princes of the region. In their later history the name became a power unto themselves and were elevated to the ranks of nobility as they grew into this most influential family.

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Zelinka Spelling Variations


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Zelinka Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Slazinik, Slaski, Slezanski, Slaznick, Szlaszak, Szlazak, Szlezak, Slazak, Slezak, Szelesnick and many more.

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Zelinka Early History


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Zelinka Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Zelinka research. Another 341 words (24 lines of text) covering the years 1490, 1633, 1782, and 1783 are included under the topic Early Zelinka History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Zelinka Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Zelinka Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Zelinka 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:

Zelinka Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Barbara Zelinka, who setted in New Orleans in 1852
  • Anters Zelinka, aged 30, who landed in America from Kuttenberg, in 1892
  • Anton Zelinka, who setted in Texas in 1894
  • Hedwig Zelinka, aged 11, who landed in America, in 1897

Zelinka Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Harry M. Zelinka, aged 26, who emigrated to America, in 1904
  • Friedrich Zelinka, aged 28, who landed in America from Grop. Badag., Hungary, in 1907
  • Anna Zelinka, aged 15, who emigrated to the United States from Rudka, Austria, in 1907
  • Feczo Zelinka, aged 24, who emigrated to the United States from Tzbina, Hungary, in 1909
  • Antonin Zelinka, aged 46, who landed in America from Osvetimany, Moravia, in 1909
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Zelinka (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Zelinka (post 1700)



  • Andreas Zelinka (1802-1868), served as the mayor of Vienna, Austria from 1861 to 1868
  • Jessica Zelinka (b. 1981), Canadian pentathlete and heptathlete

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

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    2. Brückner, Aleksander. etymologiczy jezyka polskiego (Etymologica Dictionary of the Polish Language). Warszaga: Wiedza Powszechra, 1970. Print.
    3. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Co., 1964. Print.
    4. Oswald, G. Lexicon der Heraldik. Leipzig: 1984. Print.
    5. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    6. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    7. Gritzner, M. Handbuch der heraldischen Terminologie in zwölf Zungen. Nürnberg: 1890. Print.
    8. Strassburger, Ralph B. Pennsylvania German Pioneers The Original Lists of Arrivals in the Port of Philadelphia 3 Volumes. Baltimore: Picton Press, 1992. Print. (ISBN 978-0929539980).
    9. White, Davis, and S. Jeanne. People of Polonia: The 1910 Census ward Two--Baltimore City Maryland, Part1. Baltimore, MD: Historyk Press, 1994. Print.
    10. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
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