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Subject: last name origin
Category: Miscellaneous
Asked by: michellereiko-ga
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Posted: 18 May 2006 09:22 PDT
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Question ID: 730090
Is Iwanski Greek origin last name?
Subject: Re: last name origin
Answered By: answerfinder-ga on 18 May 2006 11:36 PDT
Dear michellereiko-ga,

According to the Dictionary of American Family Names quoted on, it is Polish.

"Last Name: Iwanski

   1. Polish (Iwan'ski): habitational name for someone from Iwanie
(now Iwonie) in Sieradz voivodeship, a place named from the personal
name Iwan.

Dictionary of American Family Names, Oxford University Press, ISBN 0-19-508137-4"

By coincidence, Edmund Iwanski, is president of the Polish
Genealogical Society of America.

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iwanski poland OR polish
Subject: Re: last name origin
From: nelson-ga on 18 May 2006 09:49 PDT
I would say not.  Sounds Slavic to me.

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