[Ger-Poland-Volhynia] Name study

Edelgard Strobel udostrobel at surfeu.de
Thu Jun 24 05:08:43 PDT 2004

Hi Rose,

there are about 30 Lischnewskis, 18 Leschniewskis and  3 Lischniewskis in
the German telephone book, but no Lischneski. Another variation is
Lischewski and Lissewski. They contain the word "lis", the Polish word for
fox for a clever or red-haired person.


----- Original Message -----
From: "Rose Ingram" <roseingram at shaw.ca>
To: "GPV Listerserv" <ger-poland-volhynia at eclipse.sggee.org>
Sent: Thursday, June 24, 2004 6:55 AM
Subject: [Ger-Poland-Volhynia] Name study

> I'm looking at some microfilmed records (1899 to 1925 - written in German)
> from Okorsk, Luck, Volhynia and see a surname (written by different
> for three families as follows.  Two fathers in two families declare they
> Catholic.
> Lischneski
> Lischnewski
> Lischniewski
> Leschniewski
> Any thoughts on the correct name spelling?
> Rose Ingram
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