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Last Name Meaning & Related Resources for the Surname WISNIEWSKI

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Definition: A surname derived from the place of origin of the original bearer, this very common Polish surname indicates a man who originally came from one of dozens of Polish villages named Wisniewo or Wisniew, from the root wisznia, meaning "cherry tree."

Surname Origin: Polish

Alternate Surname Spellings: WISNIEWSKI, WISNIOWSKI, WISNIOWOLSKI

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Polish Genealogy
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WISNIEWSKI Family Genealogy Forum
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FamilySearch - WISNIEWSKI Genealogy
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WISNIEWSKI Surname Mailing List
Free mailing list for researchers of the Wisniewski surname and its variations includes subscription details and a searchable archives of past messages.

Surname Finder - WISNIEWSKI Genealogy & Family Resources
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Cousin Connect - WISNIEWSKI Genealogy Queries
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DistantCousin.com - WISNIEWSKI Genealogy & Family History
Free databases and genealogy links for the last name WISNIEWSKI.

MyCinnamonToast.com - WISNIEWSKI Genealogy in All Regions
Centralized search results for family trees and other genealogy info on the WISNIEWSKI surname.

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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