Third partition AKA Why my Polish ancestors stated they were from…?
This is one of the most asked questions: WHY MY POLISH ANCESTORS STATED THEY WERE FROM RUSSIA OR AUSTRIA? The short answer is: because of the Third Partition POLAND DIDN'T EXIST
Origins / meanings of Polish surnames
Polish surnames have been developed from four major sources. These four sources are as follows: a) Patronymic and Matronymic – usually derived from a person’s given n