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Agnieszka Pawlus
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Post Posted: Tue Jun 21, 2016 5:01 am      Post subject: Orłowski/Orłowska surname
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Orłowskifrom Polish orzeł- „eagle”.

It is a very popular surname. In 2002 there were 22 341 individuals using the surname Orłowski living in Poland. Detailed map of the surname distribution can be found here: https://nazwiska-polskie.pl/Or%C5%82owski .

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

Orłowski coat of arms Chomąto and Orłowski - Cygenberg coat of arms Chomąto from Prussia in 13th century
Orłowski coat of arms Jastrzębiec in Dobrzyń in 1539
Orłowski coat of arms Junosza in Sandomierz district in 1549
Orłowski coat of arms Lubicz in Dobrzyń district and in Podole in 1545, from Orłowo 1567
Orłowski coat of arms Orla v. Szaszor from Orłowo in Warsaw area in 1643
Orłowski coat of arms of his own
Orłowski coat of arms Sas from Orłowo in Chełm district
Orłowski coat of arms Złotoryb

Listen how your surname is pronounced in Polish (click on the “Listen” button): https://translate.google.com/#pl/en/Or%C5%82owski and https://translate.google.com/#pl/en/Or%C5%82owska .

And here in PolishOrigins Surnames Databaseyou will find other PolishOrigins members interested in Orłowski surname: http://polishorigins.com/surnames/search/string/Or%C5%82owsk .

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Post Posted: Tue Jun 21, 2016 9:44 pm      Post subject: Vey interesting
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Very interseting Aga, I have Jastrzembski's in my tree which I have been told has the origin of Hawk or goshawk.

I love genealogy and all that it entails, it is such a fun passion to have Smile


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