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MORDKA RUDOVICH or RUDOVIZCH - help me find my grandpas family members


Dundrik 1 | -
7 Aug 2012 #1
hello my name is andrey or in polish andzej, Im looking for my grandfathers familly.
the thing is that they were sepperated in 1939 and i found out the story of my origins only a few years ago.
the only thing that i know that his polish name was MORDKA RUDOVICH or RUDOVIZCH.
if any one have herd about people with such family name please let me know. i have been looking for a years with out any foundings.

Thank you for your cooperation.
Polonius3 1,000 | 12,446
9 Aug 2012 #2
MORDKA: diminutive of morda (vulgar term for mouth such as yap, trap, snout, etc.). However, since you are from Israel, Mordka could have dervied from the Jewish name Mordechaj.

RUDOWICZ: patronymic, ie son of Rudy (red-haired bloke).
polishmama 3 | 279
9 Aug 2012 #3
No other info? Maybe a city/town/village, or even county name? Any other family member names? Dates, like birth, etc.?
nunczka 8 | 458
10 Aug 2012 #4
The name just does not sound Polish to me.. It looks like a Serbian, or Ukraine.
Polonius3 1,000 | 12,446
17 Aug 2012 #5
The largest single Mordka concentration is found in the greater Radom area south of Warsaw. A smaller pocket may be encountered in SE Poland's Tarnobrzeg area.

The main Rudowicz stronghold is western Poland's Wielkopolska region, specifically the city of Kalisz and environs.


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