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The distinguished Polish surname Zuchowski is of nickname origin, deriving from the word "zuch," meaning "brave, dashing, or daring fellow." The name was most likely given to the original bearer as a nickname and then passed down as a hereditary surname.

Zuchowski Early Origins



The surname Zuchowski was first found in Polesie, the largest province of Poland. It is inhabited by Ruthenians, called Polesians, of Ukrainian descent. The main towns are those of Brest Litovsk, Pinsk, Kobryn, Kamenets, Litovsk, and Luninets. It was in this province that the renowned Radziwills and Sapiehas held their vast estates. Wolczyn was the seat of the Czartoryski family. 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 bearers of the name became a power unto themselves and were elevated to the ranks of nobility as they grew into this most influential family. They were a branch of the Royal Clan Gryf and their first records originate in 1399. Later they were found in Crakow.

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Zuchowski Spelling Variations


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Zuchowski Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Zuchowski, Zukowski, Zukowsky, Zuchowssky, Zukow, Suchow, Suzow and many more.

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Zuchowski Early History


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Zuchowski Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Zuchowski research. Another 145 words (10 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Zuchowski History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Zuchowski Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Zuchowski Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Zuchowski 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:

Zuchowski Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Valentin Zuchowski, who traveled from Hamburg to New York in 1873
  • Johann Zuchowski, who arrived in Baltimore in 1880
  • Franz Zuchowski, aged 30, who landed in America, in 1895

Zuchowski Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Alexander Zuchowski, aged 19, who landed in America from Krasewo, Russia, in 1910
  • Antoni Zuchowski, aged 19, who settled in America from Saszin, Russia, in 1911
  • Andrzy Zuchowski, aged 19, who emigrated to the United States from Malanorsko, Russia, in 1912
  • Ignac Zuchowski, aged 19, who emigrated to America from Trzesowo, Russia, in 1913
  • Czestawa Zuchowski, aged 22, who emigrated to the United States from Grupa, Poland, in 1922

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Contemporary Notables of the name Zuchowski (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Zuchowski (post 1700)



  • George H. Zuchowski, American Democrat politician, Candidate in primary for Michigan State Senate 31st District, 1952, 1954 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 30) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 30) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

Other References

  1. Jones, Stephen. The History of Poland: From Its Origin as a Nation to the Year 1795. London: Vernor and Hood, 1795. Print.
  2. Sanford, George. Historical Dictionary of Poland. Poland: Scarecrow Press, 2003. Print.
  3. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
  4. 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).
  5. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
  6. Colletta, John P. They Came in Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
  7. Hollowak, Thomas L. Polish Heads of Household in Maryland: An Index to the 1910 Census. Wesminister MD: Family Line Publications, 1990. Print.
  8. White, Davis, and S. Jeanne. People of Polonia: The 1910 Census ward Two--Baltimore City Maryland, Part1. Baltimore, MD: Historyk Press, 1994. Print.
  9. Beider, Alexander. A Dictionary of Jewish Surnames from the Kingdom of Poland. Teaneck, New Jersey: Avotaynu, 1996. Print. (ISBN 0-9626373-9-4).
  10. Tobler-Meyer, Wilhelm. Familiennamen der Ostschweiz. Zürich: 1894. Print.
  11. ...

The Zuchowski Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Zuchowski 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 October 2015 at 09:35.

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