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The distinguished and ancient German surname Lichtenborgh 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."

Lichtenborgh Early Origins



The surname Lichtenborgh 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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Lichtenborgh Spelling Variations


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Lichtenborgh Spelling Variations



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

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Lichtenborgh Early History


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Lichtenborgh Early History



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

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Lichtenborgh Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Lichtenborgh Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 38 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Lichtenborgh 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 or some of its variants were: Caspar Lichtenberger, who settled in Philadelphia in 1752; Jakob Lichtenberg, a Hessian mercenary who settled in Halifax, Nova Scotia after fighting in the American Revolution, Adam Lichtenberger, who was naturalized in Indiana in 1839.

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Citations



    Other References

    1. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    2. Nied, Edmund. Fraenkische Familiennamen urkundlich gesammelt und sprachlich gedeutet. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1933. Print.
    3. Steed, Henry Wickham . The Hapsburg Monarchy. London: Constable and Company, 1919. Print.
    4. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    5. Brechenmacher, Josef Karlmann. Deutches Namenbuch. Stuttgart: Verlag von Adolf Bonz & Comp, 1928. Print.
    6. Göbel, Otto. Niederdeutsche Familiennamen der Gegenwart Wolfshagen-Schäbentz. Franz: Westphal, 1936. Print.
    7. Bahlow, Hans. Deutschlands geographische Namenwelt Etymologisches Lexikon der Fluss- und Ortsnamen alteuropaischer Herkunft. Frankfurt: Suhrkamp, 1985. Print.
    8. Neubecker, Ottfried. Wappen-Bilder-Lexikon der bürgerlichen Geschlechter Deutschlands, Oesterreichs und der Schweiz. Battenberg, München: 1985. Print.
    9. Jones, George F. The Germans of Colonial Georgia 1733-1783 Revised edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0806311614).
    10. Fogleman, Aaron Spencer. Journeys German Immigration, Settlement and Political Culture in Colonial America 1717-1775. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1986. Print. (ISBN 978-0812215489).
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    The Lichtenborgh Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Lichtenborgh 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.

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