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Aga Pawlus
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Post Posted: Tue Aug 09, 2016 4:47 am      Post subject: Wierzchowski/Wierzchowska surname
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Ashley,

Wierzchowski is a toponym coming from such place names as Wierzchy, Wierzchowice (there are several villages with such names in Poland)

In 2002 there were 4423 individuals using the surname Wierzchowski living in Poland. Detailed map of the surname distribution can be found here: https://nazwiska-polskie.pl/Wierzchowski .

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

Wierzchowski coat of arms Korczak from Wierzchowce in Volhynia in 1528
Wierzchowski coat of arms Pobóg from Wierzchowisko in Sieradz area, and in Ruthenia, in 1609
Wierzchowski coat of arms Ślepowron in Lviv and Halicz area in 1782
Wierzchowski coat of arms Zagłoba in Lesser Poland
Wierzchowski from the townsmen of Smoleńsk, ennobled in 1638

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

Click here http://polishorigins.com/?s=Wierzchowski&x=0&y=0 to check what can be found about your surname in the PolishOrigins Databases (there are several forum members interested in this surname).

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