Lichtenberger History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
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The distinguished and ancient German surname Lichtenberger is derived from "Lichtenberg," the name of a village on the Elbe river. The place name is composed of the German elements "licht," meaning "light," and "berg," meaning "mountain."
Early Origins of the Lichtenberger family
The surname Lichtenberger was first found in Thuringia, where the family was known for its contributions to the prosperity and culture of the emerging feudal society. The family branched into numerous houses, many of which acquired estates and manors throughout the surrounding regions in the Duchy of Saxe Coburg.
Early History of the Lichtenberger family
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Lichtenberger Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Lichtenberger, Lichtenborgh, Lichtenburg and others.
Early Notables of the Lichtenberger family (pre 1700)
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| Lichtenberger migration to the United States ||+|
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Lichtenberger Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
- Caspar Lichtenberger, who settled in Philadelphia in 1752
- Casper Lichtenberger, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1752 
- Johan Georg Lichtenberger, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1766 
Lichtenberger Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
- Christopher Lichtenberger, who arrived in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pennsylvania in 1832 
- Adam Lichtenberger, who was naturalized in Indiana in 1839
- Heinrich Lichtenberger, who landed in Brazil in 1846 
- ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)