10588Re: Surnames Krudzo / Kukurudzo
- Aug 1, 2006More BTWs:
kukurudz is the cone of a coniferous tree.
kukurudza is maize/corn/Indian corn/wheat.
I'm not sure which word the surname Kukurudza is based on. Fred,
can you help? Was corn present in eastern Europe for a surname to
be based on corn?
--- In Galicia_Poland-Ukraine@yahoogroups.com, Judie Hawryluk
>know of a Bohdan Kukurudza who lives in Chicago (don't have his
> Just a tidbit: "Kukurudza" translates to "corn" in english. We
address..) ... who once introduced himself as Mr. Corn at a
Ukrainian convention... Judie
>family. I was told that there was a book on the early settlers in
> ----- Original Message ----
> From: Irene <ibaranski@...>
> To: Galicia_Poland-Ukraine@yahoogroups.com
> Sent: Monday, July 31, 2006 9:58:17 AM
> Subject: [Galicia_Poland-Ukraine] Surnames Krudzo / Kukurudzo
> Help needed.... I am trying to help my cousin search her husband's
Manitoba. I would like to know if it includes the town in Galicia
where they came from? On the 1906 and 1911 census for Manitoba
(Dauphin) the name was Kukurudza later changed to Krudzo. If someone
has access to the book and could do a lookup I would be most
appreciative. If I have the title I could check my library and see if
it is on loan.
> Thank you so much for your help.
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