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Dorothy Purwin Fucito



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Post Posted: Thu Nov 02, 2017 7:39 pm      Post subject: Purwin, Kosakowski, Wasilewska, Liszewska
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My Polish relatives names of which I do not know anything!
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Aga Pawlus
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Post Posted: Tue Nov 07, 2017 4:35 am      Post subject:
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Dorothy,

Purwinis from Lithuanian personal name Purvinis, from the root seen in Lithuanian purvas,
“mud, filth”.

In 2002 there were 480 individuals using the surname Purwin living in Poland. Detailed map of the surname distribution can be found here: http://www.moikrewni.pl/mapa/kompletny/purwin.html.

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

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Kosakowski or Kossakowski is a toponym from Kossaki- village in Mazovian province in the community of Nur.

In 2002 there were 3194 individuals using the surname Kosakowski/Kosakowska living in Poland. Detailed map of the surname distribution can be found here for men: http://www.moikrewni.pl/mapa/kompletny/kosakowski.html and here for women: http://www.moikrewni.pl/mapa/kompletny/kosakowska.html .

There were 4107 people bearing the surname Kossakowski/Kossakowska, see the maps for men: http://www.moikrewni.pl/mapa/kompletny/kossakowski.html and for women: http://www.moikrewni.pl/mapa/kompletny/kossakowska.html

In the old Poland there was a few noble families of Kosakowski and Kossakowski:
Kosakowski coat of arms Ślepowron
Kossakowski coat of arms Korwin

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

Click here https://polishorigins.com/?s=kossakowski&x=12&y=1 to check what can be found about your surname in the PolishOrigins Databases. In our Surnames Database you will find other PolishOrigins members interested in this surname.

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Wasilewska is from Polish toponym Wasilew. There are several locations with this name.


In 2002 there were 27743 individuals using the surname Wasilewski/Wasilewska living in Poland. Detailed map of the surname distribution can be found here for men: http://www.moikrewni.pl/mapa/kompletny/wasilewski.html and here for women: http://www.moikrewni.pl/mapa/kompletny/wasilewska.html .

In the old Poland there was a few noble families of Wasilewski:

Wasilewski coat of arms Drzewica in the area od Drohobycz and in Volhynia in 1600
Wasilewski coat of arms Rogala in Ruthenia and Lithuania in 1568

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

Click here https://polishorigins.com/?s=wasilewsk&x=0&y=0 to check what can be found about your surname in the PolishOrigins Databases. In our Surnames Database you will find other PolishOrigins members interested in Wasilewski surname.

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Liszewska is from Polish toponym such as Lisów, Lisowo, Lisowice, Lisew (this is a popular place name).

In 2002 there were 3496 individuals using the surname Liszewski/Liszewska living in Poland. Detailed map of the surname distribution can be found here for men: http://www.moikrewni.pl/mapa/kompletny/liszewski.html and here for women: http://www.moikrewni.pl/mapa/kompletny/liszewska.html .

In the old Poland there was a few noble families of Liszewski:
Liszewski Ludwik in 1790
Liszewski in Dobrzyń area in 1697

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

Click here https://polishorigins.com/?s=liszewsk&x=0&y=0 to check what can be found about your surname in the PolishOrigins Databases.

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