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Definition: From the root kamien, meaning "stone or rock," this very common Polish surname means "one who came from a rocky place" or, sometimes, a "person who works with rock," such as a stone carver. Usually, the name indicates that the person originally came from any one of dozens of Polish villages named Kamien (meaning "rocky place").

Surname Origin: Polish


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KAMINSKI Surname Mailing List
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DistantCousin.com - KAMINSKI Genealogy & Family History
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References: Surname Meanings & Origins

Cottle, Basil. Penguin Dictionary of Surnames. Baltimore, MD: Penguin Books, 1967.

Dorward, David. Scottish Surnames. Collins Celtic (Pocket edition), 1998.

Fucilla, Joseph. Our Italian Surnames. Genealogical Publishing Company, 2003.

Hanks, Patrick and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Great Britain: Oxford University Press, 1989.

Reaney, P.H. A Dictionary of English Surnames. Oxford University Press, 1997.

Smith, Elsdon C. American Surnames. Genealogical Publishing Company, 1997.


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