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Polish Equivalents of English Names

by James Smock on May 25, 2007

in Culture

When researching your Polish ancestors it helps to know the English equivalent to the Polish given names. Here is a list of some of the more common names.

English Name

 

Polish Name

 

English Name

 

Polish Name

Albert   Wojciech Lawrence   Wawrzyniecl
Agatha   Agata Lucas   Lukasz
Agnes   Agnieszka Louis   Ludwik
Andrew   Andrzej Louise   Ludwika
Ann   Anna Margaret   Malgorzata
Anthony   Antoni Martin   Marcin
Bartholomew   Bartlomiej Mary   Maria
Catherine   Katarzyna Mathew   Mateusz
Charles   Karol Michael   Michal
Elizabeth   Elizbieta Nicholas   Mikolaj
Eva   Ewa Paul   Pawel
Frank   Franciszek Peter   Piotr
Frances   Franciszka Phillip   Filip
Gregory   Grzegorz Sophia   Zofia
Jacob   Jakub Stephen   Stefan
John   Jan Thomas   Tomasz
Joseph   Józef Valentine   Walenty
Josephine   Józefa Victoria   Wiktoria

 

 

 

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