What does your Polish last name mean?
Kowalski originally meant "the blacksmith's kid", Nowak was "the new guy in town" and the original Majewski had hailed from Majewo (Mayville).
Now find out what your name means! Get a custom-researched analysis of the meaning and derivation of your Polish surname, how many people share it, where they live and whether the name is accompanied by a coat-of-arms.
To have your Polish surname researched, please print out this form by clicking here,, fill it in, and airmail it with a $16 check (adding $10 for each additional surname you wish researched) to Polish-American journalist/linguist:
For more information please feel free to contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
If more space is needed, please include an additional piece of paper.
Polish Heritage Project ~ Oil City, PA