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The distinguished and ancient German surname Lichtenburg 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 Lichtenburg family


The surname Lichtenburg 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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Early History of the Lichtenburg family

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Early History of the Lichtenburg family


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Another 249 words (18 lines of text) covering the years 1809, 1739, 1503, 1240 and 1299 are included under the topic Early Lichtenburg History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Lichtenburg Spelling Variations

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Lichtenburg Spelling Variations


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

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Early Notables of the Lichtenburg family (pre 1700)

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Early Notables of the Lichtenburg family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Lichtenburg family to the New World and Oceana

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Migration of the Lichtenburg family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Lichtenburg Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Henry Lichtenburg, who was naturalized in Ohio in 1848

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