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Post Posted: Mon Sep 15, 2014 7:52 pm      Post subject:
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Kurmas, Reczko (Retchko), Faltynowicz, Navrocka, Palacz, Leppek, Wierzykowski

Have heard that "Kurmas" may be a Lithuanian name, not a Polish name.
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Post Posted: Fri Sep 19, 2014 9:16 am      Post subject:
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slewan02,

Kurmas is from old Polish, dialect word karman, korman which is sukmana, a type of traditional coat worn by peasant in Poland.

In 2002 there were only 17 individuals using the surname Kurmas living in Poland. Detailed map of the surname distribution can be found here: https://nazwiska-polskie.pl/Kurmas .

As you can see from the map, this surname is the most popular in Suwałki area, so very close to the Lithuanian border.

Listen how your surname is pronounced in Polish (click on the “Listen” button): https://translate.google.com/#pl/en/Kurmas.

Click here http://polishorigins.com/?s=Kurmas&x=0&y=0 to check what can be found about this surname in PolishOrigins Databases

Source: http://www.stankiewicze.com/


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Post Posted: Fri Sep 19, 2014 9:22 am      Post subject:
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Reczko is from Polish dialect recek, reczek- “small mole-like mouse”, apparently a
synonym for chomik, “hamster”.

In 2002 there were 522 individuals using the surname Reczkoliving in Poland. Detailed map of the surname distribution can be found here: https://nazwiska-polskie.pl/Reczko .

Listen how this surname is pronounced in Polish (click on the “Listen” button): https://translate.google.com/#pl/en/Reczko .

Click here http://polishorigins.com/?s=Reczko&x=0&y=0 to check what can be found about this surname in PolishOrigins Databases

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Post Posted: Fri Sep 19, 2014 9:28 am      Post subject:
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Faltynowicz is from German personal name Faltin, Foltin, Falt (in Latin Valentinus, in Polish Walenty)

In 2002 there were only 15 individuals using the surname Faltynowicz living in Poland. Detailed map of the surname distribution can be found here: https://nazwiska-polskie.pl/Faltynowicz .

Listen how your surname is pronounced in Polish (click on the “Listen” button): https://translate.google.com/#pl/en/Faltynowicz .

Click here http://polishorigins.com/?s=Faltynowicz&x=12&y=10 to check what can be found about this surname in PolishOrigins Databases

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Post Posted: Fri Sep 19, 2014 9:36 am      Post subject:
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Nawrocki or Nawrocka is from Polish nawracać, “to return, turn back,” nawracać się, “to convert to
a new religion”.

In 2002 there were 19830 individuals using the surname Konarzewski living in Poland. Detailed map of the surname distribution can be found here: https://nazwiska-polskie.pl/Nawrocki .

In the old Poland there was a noble family of Nawrocki in Kraków area in 1649.

Listen how this surname is pronounced in Polish (click on the “Listen” button): https://translate.google.com/#pl/en/Nawrocki and https://translate.google.com/#pl/en/Nawrocka .

Click here http://polishorigins.com/?s=nawrocki&x=0&y=0 to check what can be found about this surname in PolishOrigins Databases.

You will find there other PolishOrigins members interested in Nawrocki surname.

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Post Posted: Fri Sep 19, 2014 9:47 am      Post subject:
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Palacz is from root word pal with several different meanings, palić, “to light a fire,
to burn,” palec, “finger,” pałka, “staff, stick”, palacz is “stoker, fireman”.

In 2002 there were 2698 individuals using the surname Palacz living in Poland. Detailed map of the surname distribution can be found here: https://nazwiska-polskie.pl/Palacz .

Listen how this surname is pronounced in Polish (click on the “Listen” button): https://translate.google.com/#pl/en/Palacz.

Click here http://polishorigins.com/?s=palacz&x=0&y=0 to check what can be found about this surname in PolishOrigins Databases.

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Post Posted: Fri Sep 19, 2014 9:51 am      Post subject:
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Leppek is from Polish lepić, “to model, mold, paste, glue”

In 2002 there were 68 individuals using the surname Leppek living in Poland. Detailed map of the surname distribution can be found here: https://nazwiska-polskie.pl/Leppek .

Listen how your surname is pronounced in Polish (click on the “Listen” button): https://translate.google.com/#pl/en/Leppek .

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Post Posted: Fri Sep 19, 2014 10:04 am      Post subject:
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Wierzykowski
I have not found the origins of this surname, however this might come from Polish wierzyć- „to believe" or wiara "faith".

In 2002 there were 28 individuals using the surname Wierzykowski living in Poland. Detailed map of the surname distribution can be found here: https://nazwiska-polskie.pl/Wierzykowski .

Listen how your surname is pronounced in Polish (click on the “Listen” button): https://translate.google.com/#pl/en/Wierzykowski and https://translate.google.com/#pl/en/Wierzykowska .

Click here http://polishorigins.com/?s=Wierzykowski&x=0&y=0 to check what can be found about this surname in PolishOrigins Databases.

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