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Aga Pawlus
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Post Posted: Tue Jul 19, 2016 6:23 am      Post subject: Sikora surname
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Sikora is from a kind of bird, sikora is in Polish “titmouse”.

It is a popular surname. In 2002 there were 44097 individuals using the surname Sikora living in Poland. Detailed map of the surname distribution can be found here: https://nazwiska-polskie.pl/Sikora

This is also one of the oldest Polish surnames. First documented person bearing this surname was Piotr Sikora (Petrus Szicora) from Kelczowa Wola (mentioned in 1389 in the court records from Kraków).

In the old Poland there was a noble family of Sikora in Sandomierz district, mentioned in 1460.

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

And here in PolishOrigins Surnames Databaseyou will find other PolishOrigins members interested in Sikora surname: http://polishorigins.com/surnames/search/string/Sikora .

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