Polish name

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Polish names have two main elements: the imię, the first name, or given name; and the nazwisko, the last name, surname or family name.wikipedia
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Kowalski

kowal
The most widespread Polish surnames are Nowak, Kowalski, Wiśniewski and Wójcik. Kowal, Kowalski, Kowalczyk, Kowalewski, Kowalewicz – from kowal (blacksmith).
Kowalski (feminine: Kowalska, plural Kowalscy) is the second most common surname in Poland (140,471 people in 2009).

Wiśniewski

The most widespread Polish surnames are Nowak, Kowalski, Wiśniewski and Wójcik.
Wiśniewski (feminine: Wiśniewska, plural Wiśniewscy) is the third most common surname in Poland (111,174 people in 2009).

Wójcik

The most widespread Polish surnames are Nowak, Kowalski, Wiśniewski and Wójcik.
Wójcik, Wojczik, Wojczyk, Wojszyk is one of the oldest and the fourth most common surname in Poland (100,064 in 2009).

Kowalczyk

Kowal, Kowalski, Kowalczyk, Kowalewski, Kowalewicz – from kowal (blacksmith).
Kowalczyk is the fifth most common surname in Poland (98,739 people in 2009).

Nowakowski

Nowak, Nowakowski, Nowicki – from nowy (the new one). (Nowak is the most popular Polish surname. )
Nowakowski (Polish pronunciation: ; feminine: Nowakowska; plural: Nowakowscy) is a Polish-language surname.

Nowicki

Nowak, Nowakowski, Nowicki – from nowy (the new one). (Nowak is the most popular Polish surname. )
Nowicki (Polish pronunciation: ; feminine: Nowicka; plural: Nowiccy) is a Jewish and Polish surname.

Szlachta

szlachcicnoblenobleman
Since the High Middle Ages, Polish-sounding surnames ending with the masculine -ski suffix, including -cki and -dzki, and the corresponding feminine suffix -ska/-cka/-dzka were associated with the nobility (Polish szlachta), which alone, in the early years, had such suffix distinctions.
Polish name

Wojciech

Vojtěch
The names of Slavic saints, such as Wojciech (St Adalbert), Stanisław (St Stanislaus), or Kazimierz (St Casimir), belong to both of these groups.
Polish name

Brodowski

Brodowski—of Brodowo
Brodowski (Polish pronunciation: ; feminine: Brodowska; plural: Brodowscy) is a Polish-language surname.

Lech (name)

LechLech/Lekh
Slavic names used by historical Polish monarchs, e.g. Bolesław, Lech, Mieszko, Władysław, are common as well.
Polish name

Mazur (surname)

Mazur
Mazur, Mazurski—of Masuria
Mazur (archaic feminine: Mazurowa, plural Mazurowie) is the 14th most common surname in Poland (68,090 people in 2009).

Kucharski

Kuchar, Kucharski – from kucharz (cook)
Kucharski (Polish pronunciation: ; feminine: Kucharska; plural: Kucharscy) is a Polish surname.

Łukaszewicz

Łukaszewicz—derived from Łukasz (Luke).
Łukaszewicz is a Polish surname.

Zawadzki

Zawadzki (feminine: Zawadzka, plural: Zawadzcy) is a Polish, Slovak, Ukrainian or German surname, originating in Silesia or the Sudetenland.

Szeliga (surname)

Szeliga
Exceptions from the above (archaic) rule are surnames ending in -g or syllables starting with '-g': in this case the unmarried feminine form would use the suffix -żanska: Fertig->Fertiżanska, Szeliga->Szeliżanska.
Szeliga is a Polish-language surname.

Slavic names

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a Slavic name of pre-Christian origin.
Polish name

Heraldic clan

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Originally the Polish nobility belonged to heraldic clans (Polish ród herbowy) whose names survived in their shared coats of arms.
Polish name

Wcisło

Domagała, Przybyła, Napierała, Dopierała, Szukała or Podsiadło, Wcisło, Wlazło, and Przybyło are examples of these names.
Wcisło is a Polish-language surname.

Polish grammar

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Plural forms of names rarely follow the patterns of regular declension, even if the name is identical with a common name.
For a table showing the declension of Polish adjectival surnames, ending in -ski/-ska or -cki/-cka, see Declension of adjectival surnames.

Polish heraldry

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Polish clans
(See Polish names).

Vietnamese name

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This style is to a certain degree similar to the Vietnamese, Japanese or Icelandic usage.
That contrasts with the situation in many other cultures in which the family name is used in formal situations, but it is a practice similar to usage in Icelandic usage and, to some degree, Polish.

Slavic name suffixes

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Slavic surnames
Polish names