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JRI-Poland "Surname Lists" are a compilation of family names appearing
one or more times in the vital records of a number of towns that have been
indexed. All variations in the spelling, as they were written by the town
registrar in the civil records, have been included in each surname list.
The names come from Polish-language lists and transliterations of
Russian-language lists, so that the spelling of a name may vary depending
on its source. In particular, the letters "i" and "j" are interchangeable,
as are "h" and the sound "ch", and the letter "h" may sometimes appear as
These surnames are listed here in advance of the indices to the records for these towns being added to the JRI-Poland searchable database.
Your support for the data entry work to make these indices available will be appreciated.