[Ger-Poland-Volhynia] help with last name

joepessarra joepessarra at suddenlink.net
Wed Sep 23 17:29:04 PDT 2009

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Subject: [Ger-Poland-Volhynia] help with last name

info on the roskowske name


You have asked a pretty general question, and it is difficult to give you
any helpful answers.

A search on World names profiler at
http://www.publicprofiler.org/worldnames/Main.aspx ,shows the Roskowske
surname only existing in the USA.

Poland surname map at http://www.moikrewni.pl/mapa/ shows no Roskowske.

Czech surname listings at
http://genealogy.familyeducation.com/browse/origin/czech shows no surnames
of Roskowske.

USA phone directory at http://www.us-info.com/en/usa/defaultex.aspx does
show 49 listings of Roskowske.

Ellis Island immigration site at http://www.ellisislandrecords.org/ does
show no Roskowske listings.

Castle Garden immigration site at http://www.castlegarden.org/searcher.php
Shows no Roskowske listings.

Heritage Quest Online shows some listings in the 1900, 1910, and 1920 census
records.  Some show birth in Germany, and some in Russia.

Roskowski, ending in "i", picks up quite a few more results (79) in those
census results, some being from Russia, Poland and Germany.

So Roskowske looks like it might just be a different of the same surname as

You do get Roskowski hits in the Poland surname site.

There is also a Rosskowske shown on the Ellis Island site from Russia.

Castle Garden site shows 2 Roskowski from Germany and 1 Roskowski from

Not a lot of help, but this might give you some directions to look for your

Good luck.

Joe in Texas

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