Lucht History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Lucht family

The surname Lucht was first found in Baden, where the name was anciently associated with the tribal conflicts of the area. They declared allegiances to many nobles and princes of early history, lending their influence in struggles for power and status within the region. They branched into many houses, and their contributions were sought by many leaders in their search for power.

Early History of the Lucht family

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Lucht Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Luijens, Luitjens, Luytjens, Luidjens, Luytens, Luchtens, Lychtens, Lujens, Lutgens, Luetjens and many more.

Early Notables of the Lucht family (pre 1700)

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Lucht Ranking

In the United States, the name Lucht is the 14,563rd most popular surname with an estimated 2,487 people with that name. [1]


United States Lucht migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Lucht Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
  • Gustav Lucht, who landed in America in 1783 [2]
Lucht Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Carl Lucht, who settled in New York, NY in 1862
  • Albert Lucht, who settled in New York, NY in 1862
Lucht Settlers in United States in the 20th Century
  • Christine Adeline Bathmann Lucht, who settled in Illinois sometime between 1836 and 1906

Contemporary Notables of the name Lucht (post 1700) +

  • David A. Lucht (b. 1943), American engineer and fire safety advocate
  • Sondra Moore Lucht (b. 1942), American Democratic Party politician, Member of West Virginia State Senate 16th District, 1983-94; Delegate to Democratic National Convention from West Virginia, 1996 [3]
  • Archie Lucht, American Republican politician, Presidential Elector for Montana, 1996 [3]
  • Walter Lucht (1882-1949), German general in the Wehrmacht during World War II, recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves
  • Ernst Lucht (1896-1975), German admiral during World War II, recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross
  • Ed Lucht (b. 1931), Canadian basketball player who competed in the men's tournament at the 1956 Summer Olympics


  1. ^ https://namecensus.com/most_common_surnames.htm
  2. ^ 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)
  3. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 11) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html


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