Agopsowicz
My grandmothers maiden name is Agopsowicz, and Im pretty sure it's Polish, am I right?xXxXxXxXxXxXxXxXxX
Her voice is wry, and a little soft.
"Took you long enough."
(It's not at all what he expected and better than anything he could have imagined.)
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The immediate origin is Polish, as you thought, -owicz being the patronymic ending - "son of". However, this is one of a group of Polish surnames indicating an Armenian ancestry. I don't know what Agops means, but I suspect it could be a version of the Armenian Hagop, meaning Jacob or James.
You might learn more by googling something like "Armenians in Poland".
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Hey,I have always been told its actually Austrian. Agop means John
Sowich mean son of and if I'm correct that would be Johnson in English translation.Thanks,
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You'll learn more here -
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Armenians_in_Poland
where the Agopsowicz family gets a mention.
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