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Where did the Polish Pruszynski family come from? What is the Polish Pruszynski family crest and coat of arms? When did the Pruszynski family first arrive in the United States? Where did the various branches of the family go? What is the Pruszynski family history?The Pruszynski surname is a habitational name for someone from Prusina in Rzeszów voivodeship, or from Pruszyn, Masovian Voivodeship, both in Poland
Spelling variations of this family name include: Pruszynski, Prusyski, Pruszyski, Prusinski and others.
First found in Warsaw, the largest province of Poland, formerly the principality of Mazovia. The Capital is the city of Warwsaw. The main towns are Warsaw, Plock, Wloclawek, Zyrardow, Gostynin, Grojec and Kutno. Warsaw was chosen as the royal residence in the mid 16th century and became focal point of all culture of the Polish peoples. The surname became noted for its many branches in the region, each house acquiring a status and influence which was envied by the princes of the region. In their later history the name became a power unto themselves and were elevated to the ranks of nobility as they grew into this most influential family.
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Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Hermann Prusz, who applied for Naturalization in Allegheny Co., PA in 1876; Stephen Pruszinski, who was naturalized in Detroit in 1930; as well as Maryan Pruszkewicz, who arrived in New York city on the "S.S. Nieuw Amsterdam" on April 29, 1912..
The Pruszynski Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Pruszynski Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.
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