Tarnowski Family History
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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 in southern Poland.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Sarnowski, Karnowski, Zarnowski, Turowski, Markowski, Tarkowski