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ZIELINSKI - Name Meaning & Origin
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Definition: From the root ziel, meaning "green," this very common Polish surname has many possible interpretations. Usually the surname refers to one who originally came from a town with a name like Zielin, Zielen, or Zielina (meaning "green"). Alternatively, the surname may have originally been bestowed upon an individual who always wore green clothing (zielen=the color green), who raised or sold herbs (ziolo=herb), or some other association with something that was green.

Surname Origin: Polish

Alternate Surname Spellings: ZIELINSKI, ZIELIENSKI, ZIELIENSKI, ZIELIENOWSKI, ZIELIENOWSKI

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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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