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Sticky: THE MEANING AND RESEARCH OF MY POLISH LAST NAME, SURNAME?   2   3   4   ...   141   142
4,239 - Merged: Surnames cebula/cybulia & Czarepak Hello! my great-great grandparents were from Galicia. George (woich) cebula and...

GenealogyPolonius3 - 29 May 2008 / mikalarose - 15 hours ago
Sticky: Want to find a person in Poland   2   3   4   ...   16   17
508 - I would love to find my relative. I live in the USA my phone number is 856-358-1983 please...

GenealogyBeata - 15 Aug 2006 / nachinkowski - 20 Mar 2017
Sticky: Poland Genealogy Resources   2   3   4
117 - @Stevedardz Your best bet would be to try and obtain their birth records. Chances (if slim) are that you...

GenealogyPatrycja19 - 10 Nov 2006 / terri - 16 Aug 2016
Sticky: All Future Polish Genealogy Researchers: Please Read before you start a thread   2
41 - Merged: Thanks Polonius Thanks for the information Polonius, especially that about the Szymczaks. Now if I could only...

GenealogyPatrycja19 - 7 Mar 2012 / mimm746 - 12 Apr 2015
Why did(do) Poles sometimes have German first names?
22 - I agree with both of you regarding the last name - it's probably not that important, and given the...

GenealogyCuriousBanana - 2 days ago / CuriousBanana - 28 mins ago
I have Jewish DNA, but only know of Polish ancestry .   2   3   4
100 - If you look at the timeline of Jewish-Polish history here en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Timeline_of_Jewish-Polish_history you will see there was an...

Genealogychessy - 5 May 2012 / Polamedina - 18 hours ago
Place of birth: Tereza Minsk - Russia~Poland?
2 - There's a village in Russia, in Krasnoyarsk Krai, Bolshemurtinsky District called "Minsk" (Минск): ... There's also a...

GenealogySunni - 1 day ago / Paulina - 1 day ago
Why Polish aren't white??   2   3   4   ...   8   9
269 - He isnt white at all. Or at the very least some povo....

GenealogyPennBoy - 20 Feb 2009 / Marsupial - 2 days ago
Typical Polish Eye Color   2
60 - Precisely! The small, turned up nose, bright blue eyes and often sculptured features are typically Polish facial charactaristics:-)...

Genealogygenecps - 2 Jul 2012 / Lyzko - 2 days ago
The Meaning and Origin of the Last name Czekaj
9 - Had a classmate named "Czekaj." I asked my dad (very knowledgeable about these things) and his impression was...

GenealogyFyrman - 18 Dec 2009 / Bejma - 21 Mar 2017
Polish & Prussian/German town name cross-reference.   2
51 - Poland didn't so much "welcome" German "settlers" into what was at the time deemed Polish territory, Poland needed the...

GenealogyKent - 11 Apr 2008 / Lyzko - 20 Mar 2017
Are Polish birth records available on the Internet?   2
44 - Hi I trying to trace my late Father-In-Law's place of birth all we know that he came from...

GenealogyDebianco - 30 Sep 2007 / Werner24 - 19 Mar 2017
ORP Błyskawica Crew Records?   2
38 - I am trying to confirm whether my Father-in-Law was a member of ORP Blyskawica crew in 1942 when in...

GenealogyORP - 17 Nov 2008 / Werner24 - 19 Mar 2017
Displaced Persons Camp / Work camp and concentration camp difference   2
58 - In Bad Arolsen are located the files of not only displaced persons, but also individual Holocaust victims and their...

GenealogyTamar Edyta - 22 Jun 2007 / Lyzko - 16 Mar 2017
I would like to find out about my grandmother, Stanislawa Mikanowicz
6 - Hello! I'm hoping that someone might be able to give me a hand in locating history on my maternal...

Genealogygrannysgirl - 8 Apr 2011 / Ladyd10 - 16 Mar 2017
Searching for paternal family Wyszynski
5 - Merged: Wyszyńska Zofia- 22 Dec.1894 I am searching for decedents of Wyszyńska Zofia- córka Jan Lat...

GenealogyvomLomza - 15 Aug 2014 / vomLomza - 14 Mar 2017
Anyone from Berezka / Brzuska near the Ukrainian border ?
23 - Seeking information about grandparents/great-grandparents from Berezka. Great-Grandfather made several trips to America by way of Ellis Island...

Genealogypdorotiak - 1 Nov 2007 / Dusz1969 - 14 Mar 2017
Looking for Beschorner/Berszoner and Hoppe Relatives
5 - Biiene, My great grandparents (Ferdynand and Sussana (Hoppe) Beschorner)'s parents were Jozef Beschorner and Julianne Tietz/Titz, and Wilhelm...

GenealogyCodyCosmo - 6 Feb 2015 / Cosmo123 - 14 Mar 2017
Tracing my Polish ancestors? My fathers Polish surname is Daj
15 - Hakski, if you want to find more about your family, here's something interesting:en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kur_coat_of_arms...

Genealogygrenadier75 - 8 Sep 2010 / Markus122 - 13 Mar 2017
Surnames Leszkiewicz/Zaleska/Zaleski/Szuma/Szumska/Sulikowski
7 - My great grandmother Bronislawa's last name was Zaleski, or a version of that name. She was From Ochenki Stare,...

GenealogyHazelnut - 10 Apr 2008 / jeffsiep - 13 Mar 2017
POLISH NOBILITY NAMES IN -SKIi   2   3
73 - Just to mention it, but I'm a resident from the Kingdom of Belgium and we have some recognized Polish...

GenealogyPolonius3 - 9 Jul 2008 / MrComric - 9 Mar 2017
Searching for information on where to find 1880's birth records for Lachawa, Poland
6 - Jaszczyszyn - surname common in Przemysl near the border. The chances of you finding anything dating back to 1870s...

Genealogydrumenik - 20 Dec 2013 / terri - 5 Mar 2017
Trying to find old friend from Lubin, Poland
7 - I got some more information based on a letter I found from Bartek from 1991. His name is...

GenealogyGuest - 20 Jul 2014 / Mariomp - 4 Mar 2017
Looking for My Grandfather Polish Documents in Poland - 1900-1945
12 - I would be surprised if you could find anything at all anywhere....

Genealogykuqui - 2 Oct 2016 / terri - 3 Mar 2017
Cwik family from Limanowa
2 - @Acwik That's a pretty common name all over Poland, but especially in southeastern Poland. There are 211 people...

GenealogyAcwik - 1 Mar 2017 / DominicB - 1 Mar 2017
SLONSKI - Looking for my Polish grandfather
4 - Dear halcyon5, My name is Barbara and I live in Warsaw, Poland. My family name is Sobolewska. I...

Genealogyhalcyon5 - 28 Jan 2016 / barbara2017 - 25 Feb 2017
Information on last name Geras
11 - I know. Too old thread but let me contribute. The family Giera and it's variances like GERAS, Gera and...

GenealogyDavid_G - 5 Apr 2010 / andguiera - 24 Feb 2017
Jan Kyć from Adamówka, Poland - Military Document Information
14 - Merged: Has anybody heard of anyone in Adamowka with the surname Januszewska or Swirski in Adamowka? These...

Genealogysingingfalls - 24 Feb 2015 / Martinm77 - 23 Feb 2017
The village of Surazkowo in Poland (Chomczyk, Czaban, Sawicki)
22 - A court document is not real unless it has the state, county, city seal, or DID#. Document Id Number....

Genealogyarchiwum - 27 Dec 2011 / archiwum - 19 Feb 2017
Does anyone have any relatives who served with 1st Polish Armoured Division (Gen. Maczek)   2   3   4   ...   9   10
278 - @Alonzo I have the war rapport from 13/8 until 20/10 in english. Maybe it can help and can...

GenealogyPeter - 31 Mar 2007 / GILLES - 19 Feb 2017
Jan R. "John" Perucki (from) Turka, nad, Stryjem (now Ukrainets, Mykolaiv, Ukraine)
4 - Dear Sir, I have some news for you: Leopold Perucki was killed by Soviets in 1940 . His...

Genealogybgeres - 17 Oct 2016 / Mazowszanka - 13 Feb 2017
Looking for information on family name TOBICZYK
18 - TOBICZYK: originated as patronymic nickname meaning son of Tobiasz....

Genealogykatrinakitty52 - 19 Feb 2007 / Polonius3 - 10 Feb 2017
Genealogy Trip to Poland, tips requested
6 - I know. Early 1700's church books are a nightmare to decipher sometimes....

GenealogyHaus-Targaryen - 8 Feb 2017 / TheOther - 9 Feb 2017
How to find a burial site / records in Poland...   2
35 - Więcmierczyce Trying to locate my grandads grave Lukasz Danilowicz who died 1946 Więcmierzyce cementary , near Grodkow....

GenealogyJEE - 3 Aug 2011 / Kkaye - 5 Feb 2017
Guzik last name
3 - I knew several American males with this family name growing up, both from Missouri! The name simply means "button":-)...

GenealogyBJE - 3 Feb 2017 / Lyzko - 4 Feb 2017
Pawloski - Polish military genealogy information needed
2 - Is it this Vincenty Pawloski? familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:Q239-CY5X You might be able to find additional information about him (i.e.,...

Genealogyjxing - 3 Feb 2017 / TheOther - 3 Feb 2017
Looking for information on the Rachfalski (?) Family- Krakow - late 1800s-early 1900
3 - I will give it a try. Thanks!...

Genealogytraciewood - 31 Jan 2017 / traciewood - 1 Feb 2017
GORTATOWSKI, BIEGANSKI - Polish Ancestry and Documentation
4 - hi an hello my name is melinda Safian'hoskins from the usa, my great great grand father mother has the...

Genealogyoliviat - 2 Jul 2011 / lady melinda - 31 Jan 2017
Where is Ryski, Russia? Is that Ryki, Poland?
14 - Congrats, nice to have a happy ending! Best of luck with your continued search. Come back...

Genealogycpthatsme - 26 Jan 2017 / Chemikiem - 30 Jan 2017
Return of the Polish Jadah / Jadach surname
28 - I think the Todt organisation was active in Norway - www2.hu-berlin.de/forcedlabour/engineering-the-nazi-grossraum-organisation-todt-and-the-use-of-forced-labor-in-norway-1940-45-2/...

GenealogyViking33 - 12 Jan 2016 / Carolyn - 25 Jan 2017
What are common Polish character traits?   2   3   4   ...   9   10
295 - everybody is the center of the world wherever and whenever they are there. not polish. italian ...

GenealogyAnjelkake - 18 Apr 2007 / webi11 - 25 Jan 2017
Despirate to find records of Polish POW held in Stalag XI-A from 1939-1945
4 - Merged: Polish POW transfer from Russians to Germans 1939 old family records state my dad was captured...

Genealogypleasehelp - 3 May 2015 / rfrack8610 - 24 Jan 2017
Szarmach/Scharmach surname
4 - Merged: history of Scharmach name I was a Shermer. We have a bible of great, great uncle...

Genealogyanimesunflower - 6 Dec 2015 / pachin123 - 23 Jan 2017
I am interested in tracing any of my Polish-Lithuanian relatives Sadowski
23 - Someone here in Fla is selling Polish wwII medals. Belongs to Colonel Stanislaw Sadowski and Sergeant Abrachamowicz. ...

Genealogyfadows0773 - 16 Jan 2009 / Leshia - 22 Jan 2017
Krupski name   2
33 - By the way, Franciszka Krupska's mother was named Wilhelmina Krupska, she was also resettled to western Poland after the...

Genealogyelkrupski - 7 Jan 2010 / Dariusz_W - 21 Jan 2017
OLD POLISH CHURCHES (Catholic Church in Krostkowo in 1875)
9 - Yes it still exists I got married there summer 2016 it's a lovely little place Search Kościół...

Genealogycarolonpark - 3 May 2013 / PAWSGOD - 20 Jan 2017
Neugebauer surname in Poland / Nestor, Zurawel, Worobec, Atamanczuk in Galicia Poland
15 - Merged: Looking for Nestor, Zurawel, Worobec, Atamanczuk in Galicia Poland Looking for family with these names. ...

GenealogyOgien - 4 Jan 2010 / Kataryna - 19 Jan 2017
Vintage Photos of Polish ancestors   2   3   4   5
142 - @wozzy Your post is old, but I'll see if you get this. Are you of Lemko descent? ...

GenealogyPatrycja19 - 31 Jul 2007 / Kataryna - 19 Jan 2017
Where are the Lemkos now? Do they still exist in Poland?   2
32 - @Slavicaleks There are many facebook pages dedicated to Rusyns and Lemko's. I'm Lemko....

GenealogyKoach - 4 Feb 2007 / Kataryna - 19 Jan 2017
Piechowski Family
2 - Someone recently made an AMA with some of his advice on polish version of reddit. wykop.pl/artykul/3554255/ama-jak-odnalezc-przodka-w-internecie-genealogia If you know...

GenealogyNJP - 29 Dec 2016 / Awrite pal - 18 Jan 2017
I'm pure Polish and have some red hair on my beard
23 - It's probably Scottish ancestry, I have some too in that case ;) As a full redhead that is (Jk,...

GenealogyGrzegorzK - 31 May 2011 / Bartkowiak - 18 Jan 2017
Half-Polish. How to obtain a dual nationality quickly?
15 - If parents were born in poland you are a polish citizen. Just need to prove all that to...

Genealogymaggyz - 11 Oct 2010 / Marsupial - 18 Jan 2017
Surnames: Germis/Ermis-Zamada/Zawada-Eichwaldt-(Poland-Volhynia), Tuhy
3 - Merged: Volhynian Czechs - Were did they come from? Hello, my maternal grandmother is partially Czech (from...

Genealogydodieg - 27 Apr 2012 / Bartkowiak - 16 Jan 2017
Being ashamed of Polish ancestry?   2   3   4   5   6
156 - Nope, its an example of a writer mind-set and his somewhat stereotypical view of Poland as a staunchly...

Genealogyslavia - 23 Feb 2012 / Ironside - 13 Jan 2017
Any information would be greatly appreciated - Jan Orlowski "Kawaler Orderu Virtuti Militari"
2 - I checked and I found him on a list of recipients and it appears that he was a Major....

Genealogykirkster - 11 Jan 2017 / Atch - 11 Jan 2017
Surname Nowicki - but Jewish ancestors?
17 - @DominicB Thank you for this hint. I found this article by searching on Google....

GenealogyNowicki1229 - 7 Oct 2016 / Nowicki1229 - 8 Jan 2017
Looking for an old region/town/providence in Poland
6 - Thank you Looker. Info was helpful...

Genealogybundyhere - 17 May 2016 / Dorfman2063 - 6 Jan 2017
DNA Testing in Poland. Is it popular?   2   3
73 - Latest update. My cousins in Poland are now tested and we have interesting results. This journey into DNA testing...

GenealogyEsotericForest - 20 Nov 2010 / singingfalls - 6 Jan 2017
Are Silesians people German/Germanic?   2   3   4   5
127 - You also have region Zerbst in eastern Germany. Russian Empress Kathrine the Great was Princess of Anhalt Zerbs...

GenealogySlavicaleks - 7 Jul 2012 / Crow - 5 Jan 2017
Looking for any and all information on Dabrowski/Dombrowski from Poland   2   3
84 - my great grandfather was Joseph Dombrowski lived in Hamilton Ontario Canada born Juzef Dąbrowski emigrated from podkarpackie region in...

Genealogyvalpomike - 21 Apr 2009 / mattab - 4 Jan 2017


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