Wiśniewski


Wiśniewski

Wiśniewski (feminine: Wiśniewska, plural Wiśniewscy) is the third most common surname in Poland (109,855 people). The name roughly translates to "from the town of the cherry tree." English-speakers should pronounce the name "Vish-nyefs-ski."

urname in voivodships

Wiśniewski surname in voivodships:
* Wiśniewski: 1st in Warmia-Masuria (7,994),
* Wiśniewski: 1st in Pomerania (7,446),
* Wiśniewski: 2nd in Mazovia (21,940),
* Wiśniewski: 2nd in Kuyavia-Pomerania (18,410),
* Wiśniewski: 3rd in West Pomerania (6,284),

People

Wisniewski

*Andreas Wisniewski, German actor
*Frank Edward Wisniewski, Desert Storm veteran, Bronze Star with "V" device recipient
*James Wisniewski, American ice hockey player
*Janusz Leon Wiśniewski, Polish writer and chemist
*John S. Wisniewski, Politician
*Justin Louis Wisniewski, Artist
*Thomas Wisniewski, Guitarist
*Steve Wisniewski, Member of the Oakland Raiders
*Michael F. Wisniewski,Politician, Commissioner, Will County, IL [http://www.electmikew.com link title]
*David Wisniewski, Children's author
*Sabrina Wisniewski, German pop singer from Cologne and Arnsberg
*Patrick Wisniewski, Artist and writer

Wiśniewski

*Marta Wiśniewska, Polish dance singer, as known as Mandaryna
*Adam Wiśniewski-Snerg, Polish science fiction author
*Janek Wiśniewski, Polish freedom fighter
*Michał Wiśniewski, Polish pop vocalist, co-founder of the pop group Ich Troje
*Vitali Vishnevski, Ukrainian ice hockey defenseman
*Wiesław Z. Wiśniewski (19311994) – Polish astronomer, 2256 Wisniewski, an asteroid named in his honourRachel Wisniewski, Supermodel & successful buisness woman

Fictional people

*Janek Wiśniewski, a fictional name given to a real person in the poem "Ballad of Janek Wiśniewski"

ee also

* Vishnevsky - similar Russian surname


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