Tompolski Name Study

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Surnames/tags: Tompolski Tompolska Tompolsky
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About the Project

The Tompolski Name Study is also registered with the Guild of One Name Studies.

The Tompolski Name Study project serves as a collaborative platform to collect information on the Tompolski name. The hope is that other researchers like you will join the study to help make it a valuable reference point for other genealogists who are researching or have an interest in the Tompolski name.

We suspect that the name Tompolski originates in what is now part of Poland, but historically has been partly-Russian, part Austro-Hungarian and more. There has historically been a strong concentration of the name around the area of Lublin, particularly in and around the town of Urzędów.

Also see the related surnames and surname variants.

How to Join

To join the Tompolski Name Study, first start out by browsing our task list to see if there is a specific job that fits your interests. If so, feel free to add your name to the Membership list below, post an introduction comment on the specific team page, and then dive right in! Alternatively, please contact the Name Study Coordinator: Ralph Allison for assistance.

... ... ... is a member of the Tompolski Name Study Project.

Once you are ready to go, you can also show your project affiliation with the ONS Member Sticker:


Notable Migrants

Task List

These are the tasks which members of the study can contribute to:

  • Determine the source/origin of the surname TOMPOLSKI
  • Map the main migration destinations of the surname from Poland overseas
  • Find more Tompolskis who remained in Poland.
  • Determine the final outcome/demise of Leon Tompolski.
  • Enter your Tompolski ancestors
  • Connect all Tompolskis to the main tree
  • Make sure all Tompolskis are sourced
  • Add the template and/or category to people with the Tompolski surname (I think I have completed this, RA).
  • If you are a male Tompolski and have had your Y-DNA tested, enter your test information on Wikitree
  • If you are descended from a Tompolski and have had your Autosomal DNA done, upload your data to Gedmatch and enter your test information on Wikitree so we can confirm relationships with triangulation


Helpful Wikitree Links

Related Surnames and Surname Variants

There appear to be a number of variants of the surname. Obviously Tompolska is the feminine form, but Tompalski could potentially be the original spelling. Variants ending in a 'y' tend to be Anglicised, but the variant Tąpolski sounds very similar using Polish accents.

Please see below quick-links of resources for each name variant.

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Hi Ralph, we are changing some categories for Poland Project. Can you please remove the "Polish Roots" category from this one please? Thanks (-:

By the way, what a great project!

posted by Maggie N.
edited by Maggie N.