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Surname oniszk


theMISSIONARY 3 | 15  
4 Sep 2008 /  #1
Has anyone got any idea where this surname originates? im guessing its a Slavic country

i have two friends(brothers) with this surname from my school years and i was curious
McCoy 27 | 1,275  
4 Sep 2008 /  #2
may be polish. there are 420 ppl with this surname in PL
Polonius3 1,000 | 12,448  
4 Sep 2008 /  #3
It is derived from the Ukrainian first name Onysym (borrowed centuries ago from a Greek name meaning useful). It appears in surnames in various forms (Onisko, Onyszczyk, Onyszkiewicz, etc.) throuhgout the Slavonic nations.
OP theMISSIONARY 3 | 15  
5 Sep 2008 /  #4
thanks as Google could not find much on the name its self

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