Hi Gordon, This name can be Polish or Ukrainian. It was change from Krajcki or cut short from longer name e.g. Krajowiecki ( krayoviecki). Kraj in PolishMessage 1 of 2 , Oct 31, 2003View SourceHi Gordon,
This name can be Polish or Ukrainian. It was change from Krajcki or cut
short from longer name e.g. Krajowiecki ( krayoviecki). "Kraj" in Polish
In Polish the pronunciations of the letter "j" is like long "e" and "w" is
like "v". If the name had this letters the name is pronounce totally
different in English. Sometimes it is like different name.
I know some Polish people that make the name shorter, because of the long
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Subject: Polish Name?
Can anyone identify the area the following name came from.
Krajcky - changed to Rickey on immigration to Canada. My friend Ken
believes that they originate from Poland but not sure.
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