Kwiatkowski

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Kwiatkowski (Polish pronunciation: [kfʲatˈkɔfskʲi]; feminine: Kwiatkowska [kfʲatˈkɔfska]; plural: Kwiatkowscy [kfʲatˈkɔfst͡sɨ]) is the 15th most common surname in Poland (66,917 people in 2009).[1] It comes from place names such as Kwiatków, Kwiatkowo, or Kwiatkowice, which are derived from the Polish word kwiatek ("flower").[2] Associated with this surname are the Polish noble families bearing the seals of Drogomir, Gryf, Jastrzębiec, Korab, Nałęcz, Nowina, Rola, Strzemię, Wieruszowa, or Własne.

Related surnames[edit]

Language Masculine Feminine
Polish Kwiatkowski Kwiatkowska
Russian
(Romanization)
Квятковский
(Kvyatkovsky, Kvyatkovskiy, Kviatkovsky, Kviatkovski)
Квятковская
(Kvyatkovskaya, Kviatkovskaia)
Ukrainian
(Romanization)
Квятковський
(Kvyatkovskyi, Kvyatkovskyy, Kviatkovskyi)
Квятковська
(Kvyatkovska, Kviatkovska)

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Statystyka najpopularniejszych nazwisk występujących w Polsce in 2009" [The most popular surnames in Poland in 2009] (PDF) (in Polish). Ministry of Interior (Poland). Retrieved August 19, 2013. 
  2. ^ "Kwiatkowski". ancestry.com.