A multitude of prestigious family names, such as the surname Lubyn, were formed in the lands which became the modern German state of Prussia
, known for its beauty, industry and military power. However, in the medieval era, Prussia
was fragmented and inhabited by numerous barbarian tribes, who fought amongst themselves for control of the land. The borders of the barbarian kingdoms, which were established after the fall of the Roman Empire
, changed repeatedly. The region that came to be known as Prussia
was roughly divided between the territories of Brandenburg-Prussia
, West Prussia
and East Prussia
. The Lubyn family emerged in Brandenburg-Prussia, which is essentially the birthplace of modern Germany
. By the 19th century, Brandenburg-Prussia
had incorporated East Prussia
, West Prussia
and many other German territories. Moreover, in the late 19th century, it led the German states in the German Unification.
Early Origins of the Lubyn family
The surname Lubyn was first found in Prussia
, where the name emerged in mediaeval times as one of the notable families of the region. From the 13th century the surname was identified with the great social and economic evolution which made this territory a landmark contributor to the development of the nation.
Early History of the Lubyn family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Lubyn research.Another 261 words (19 lines of text) covering the years 1725 and 1725 are included under the topic Early Lubyn History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Lubyn Spelling Variations
Many cultural groups lived in the German states in medieval times. Each had its own dialect and traditions, and unique variations of popular names. Low German, which is similar to contemporary Dutch, was spoken in Westphalia
. German names are characterized by additions such as regional suffixes and phrases that tell something about the origin or background of its original bearer. Further contributing to the variation in German names was the fact that there were no spelling rules in medieval times: scribes recorded names according to their sound. The recorded spelling variations
of Lubyn include Lubin, Luben, Lubyn, Lubine, Lubke, Lubken, Lubcken, Lubchen and many more.
Early Notables of the Lubyn family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Lubyn family to the New World and Oceana
played an extremely influential role in shaping modern German history. It remained a part of Germany
until after the Second World War. Prussia
was divided among the Soviet Union
, Poland, East Germany
and West Germany
. Many Prussians became residents of these new countries after the War, and many migrated to other parts of Germany
or Europe, as well as to North America. In the United States, the majority of settlers landed in Philadelphia, and moved on to Ohio, Texas, Illinois, California, New York, and Maryland. Many German settlers also migrated to Canada, particularly to Ontario and the Prairies. Amongst the settlers in North America with this distinguished name Lubyn were J. Lubinsky, who arrived in Texas with his wife in 1855; Georg Lubcken, who came to Philadelphia in 1734; and George Lubke, who came to Pennsylvania in 1741..