Tarnowski Family History
Tarnowski Name Meaning
Polish and Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): habitational name for someone from any of the places called Tarnów Tarnowa Tarnowiec and Tarnowo (named with Polish tarn ‘blackthorn’ + -ów suffix). In the case of the Jewish surname the source is usually if not exclusively Tarnów a city in Lesser Poland.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press