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The surname Zielinski comes from the Polish word "ziel," which is the color green, and as such many of the variants of this name were associated with growing things. As a surname, it may be also have been habitational name, taken on from any of many place named with this word.

Zielinski Early Origins



The surname Zielinski 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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Zielinski Spelling Variations


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Zielinski Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Zelinski, Zelisnick, Zielonka, Zelewski, Zielinski, Zieleniewski and many more.

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Zielinski Early History


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Zielinski Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Zielinski research. Another 197 words (14 lines of text) covering the years 1661, 1605 and 1790 are included under the topic Early Zielinski History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Zielinski Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Zielinski Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 34 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Zielinski 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:

Zielinski Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Anna Zielinski, aged 3, landed in Baltimore, Maryland in 1893
  • Bernhard Zielinski, aged 2, landed in Baltimore, Maryland in 1893
  • Friedrich Zielinski, aged 51, arrived in Baltimore, Maryland in 1893
  • Pawel Zielinski, aged 33, landed in Baltimore, Maryland in 1893
  • Rosalie Zielinski, aged 25, arrived in Baltimore, Maryland in 1893
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Zielinski Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Adalbert Zielinski, aged 17, who landed in America from Helenkow, Austria, in 1907
  • Adam Zielinski, aged 29, who emigrated to the United States from Woclawek, Russia, in 1907
  • Alexander Zielinski, aged 17, who landed in America from Czenice, Russia, in 1911
  • Alexander Zielinski, aged 21, who emigrated to America from Suwalki, Russia, in 1913
  • Aleksander Zielinski, aged 17, who settled in America from Osieszko, Russia, in 1913
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Zielinski (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Zielinski (post 1700)



  • Carl M. J. von Zielinski, American politician, U.S. Vice Consul in Santo Domingo, 1917
  • Raymond S. Zielinski, American Democrat politician, Mayor of Bellefontaine Neighbors, Missouri, 1965-67
  • Mary Ann Zielinski, American Democrat politician, Candidate in primary for Michigan State Senate 26th District, 1978
  • John Zielinski, American Democrat politician, Alternate Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1952
  • John Zielinski, American Democrat politician, Alternate Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Massachusetts, 1940, 1944
  • John Zielinski, American politician, Independent Candidate for Wisconsin State Assembly from Milwaukee County 5th District, 1938
  • George D. Zielinski, American Democrat politician, Candidate in primary for U.S. Representative from Illinois 7th District, 1938
  • Adelbert A. Zielinski, American politician, Candidate for New York State Assembly from Erie County 6th District, 1909
  • Anna Zielinski (b. 1974), American actress
  • Heather Zielinski, American LPGA golf player and Duramed Futures Tour member
  • ... (Another 4 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



    Other References

    1. Jones, Henry Z. Palatine Families of New York 2 Volumes. Rockland, ME: Picton Press, 2001. Print. (ISBN 978-0961388829).
    2. Hoffman, William F. Polish Surnames: Origins and Meanings. 2nd Ed. Chicago: Polish Genealogical Society of America, 1997. Print. (ISBN 0-924207-04-3).
    3. Colletta, John P. They Came in Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    4. Beider, Alexander. A Dictionary of Jewish Surnames from the Kingdom of Poland. Teaneck, New Jersey: Avotaynu, 1996. Print. (ISBN 0-9626373-9-4).
    5. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Co., 1964. Print.
    6. Kapff, Rudolf. Schwäbische Geschlechtsnamen. Stuttgart: Verlag Silberburg, 1927. Print.
    7. Jones, Stephen. The History of Poland: From Its Origin as a Nation to the Year 1795. London: Vernor and Hood, 1795. Print.
    8. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    9. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    10. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Co., 1976. Print.
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    The Zielinski Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Zielinski 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 30 November 2016 at 17:29.

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