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is KUBIAK a common name in Poland


theMISSIONARY 3 | 15  
20 Apr 2007 /  #1
Gday i would like to know if Kubiak is a common name in poland

the Kubiaks i know are from Pozan.

anyone know?
miranda  
20 Apr 2007 /  #2
it's fairly common, although I am not sure what your request is.
I believe there are a lot of Kubiaks living in Poznan,which is a large city btw
OP theMISSIONARY 3 | 15  
20 Apr 2007 /  #3
yeah my old man said kubiak was a common name... and as Poznan is one of the oldest citys it must be large

it for my curiousity:)

but then im a kubiak who has never heard of any "other" family members

my grand father married a german girl and moved out here to australia
UMP  
27 Apr 2007 /  #4
I've heard it before... isn't that Polish Formula One Driver a Kubiak?
Grzegorz_ 51 | 6,163  
27 Apr 2007 /  #5
isn't that Polish Formula One Driver a Kubiak?

Kubica...
Koach 16 | 128  
27 Apr 2007 /  #6
There used to be a restaurant nearby called Kubiak's. It was a family restaurant. Some other people bought it out, though.
kazkidkare - | 2  
28 Apr 2007 /  #7
Get this! My grandmother was a Kubiak, and I'm also Australian
OP theMISSIONARY 3 | 15  
16 Sep 2007 /  #8
LOL hows that !do you know her name....sorry for not being on line for so long
slawekk  
16 Sep 2007 /  #9
According the list at futrega.org/etc/nazwiska.html 10 years ago there were about 31000 people in Poland with the last name Kubiak.
bartek - | 10  
17 Sep 2007 /  #10
Kubiak is very popular in Poland.
The Name "Kubiak" came from surname Kuba (average form of Jakub in old times), propably used since XII century, and means just "Kuba's son".
Lukasz 49 | 1,746  
17 Sep 2007 /  #11
I know one Kubiak from Bialystok (nord-east Poland)
OP theMISSIONARY 3 | 15  
18 Sep 2007 /  #12
thats lots.....here in Australia i would be surprised if there was 50 or so

Kubiak is very popular in Poland.
The Name "Kubiak" came from surname Kuba (average form of Jakub in old times), propably used since XII century, and means just "Kuba's son".

but were did it come from(historically) is it a eastern Slavic name or north/north western?? Poland is the only place i have seen it......other than peoples who have moved away from Poland
kazkidkare - | 2  
18 Feb 2008 /  #13
My grand mothers name is Weronika Kubiak who was living at zullichau which i think was at Brandenburg.

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