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Ligocki Name Study

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Surnames/tags: Ligocki Ligocka Legocki
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Ligocki (feminine Ligocka) is a Polish surname. The "Dictionary of American Family Names" describes the origin as:

Habitational name for someone from any of numerous places in Poland called Ligota, denoting a settlement that was exempt from paying tribute.[1]

Wikipedia lists 8 villages in Poland named Ligota and many others which have compound names including Ligota.

Legocki and Legoski are variant spellings seen for example in Sheridan, Wyoming.


Forefather Year Born Location in Poland # Ligocki descendants[2] # Descendants[3] WikiTree Members
Matthias Ligocki 1786 Inowrocław County 79 224 Shawn Ligocki
August Ligocki 1826 Nakło County 24 55 Richard Nowakowski
Andrew Ligocki 1850  ? 5 16 Chris Bare
Mikołaj Ligocki 1760 Konin County 32 51
Joseph Ligocki 1860 Cieszyn County 8 19
Franciszek Ligocki 1843 Inowrocław County 6 9
Walenty Ligocki 1785 Inowrocław County 5 12
Kazmierz Stephan Ligocki 1881 Labosze, Russian Poland(?) 4 8



In Poland

The Słownik nazwisk współcześnie w Polsce używanych (Directory of Surnames in Current Use in Poland) which collected 93% of all surnames of people in Poland in 1990 lists 1,776 Ligocki's (including Ligocka's). Which means that 4 out of every 100,000 people in Poland in 1990 had this name. They are distributed throughout 38/49 Polish voivodeships at the time. The top were:

Voivodeship # Ligockis Proportion Ligockis (per 100,000 population)
Bielsko-Biała 329 35.5
Konin 249 51.8
Katowice 196 5.0
Poznan 127 9.3
Bydgoszcz 105 9.2
Zielona Góra 64 9.4

In the United States

In the 2010 Census, there were 302 Ligockis in the United States (0.1/100K). In 2000 there were 289.


  1. Dictionary of American Family Names: 3-Volume Set, Volume 3 Page 437 edited by Patrick Hanks
  2. Using Y DNA Descendants
  3. Using WikiTree+ Descendants Report

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