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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."

Lichtenberger Early Origins



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.

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Lichtenberger Spelling Variations


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Lichtenberger Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Lichtenberger, Lichtenborgh, Lichtenburg and others.

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Lichtenberger Early History


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Lichtenberger Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Lichtenberger research. Another 249 words (18 lines of text) covering the years 1809, 1739, 1503, 1240 and 1299 are included under the topic Early Lichtenberger History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Lichtenberger Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Lichtenberger Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 38 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Lichtenberger Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



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

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Nied, Edmund. Fraenkische Familiennamen urkundlich gesammelt und sprachlich gedeutet. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1933. Print.
    2. Strassburger, Ralph B. German Pioneers The Original Lists of Arrivals in the Port of Philadelphia 3 Volumes. Baltimore: Picton Press, 1992. Print. (ISBN 978-0929539980).
    3. Steed, Henry Wickham . The Hapsburg Monarchy. London: Constable and Company, 1919. Print.
    4. Kneschke, Dr. Ernest Heinrich. Neues allgemeines Deutsches Adels-Lexicon 9 Volumes New General German Aristocracy Lexicon. Leipzig: Friedrich Voigt, 1859. Print.
    5. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    6. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    7. Rupp, Daniel L. A Collection of Upwards of Thirty Thousand Names of German, Swiss, Dutch, French and Other Immigrants to Pennsylvania from 1727 to 1776. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 2000. Print. (ISBN 978-0806303024).
    8. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    9. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    10. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
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    The Lichtenberger Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Lichtenberger Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

    This page was last modified on 30 September 2013 at 13:18.

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