The surname Luyten 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.
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of this family name include: Luijens, Luitjens, Luytjens, Luidjens, Luytens, Luchtens, Lychtens, Lujens, Lutgens, Luetjens and many more.
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: John Matth. Lutgens, who came to Nova Scotia in 1751; John Lutgen, who came to North Carolina sometime between 1792 and 1862; William Lutgens, who settled in New Orleans sometime between 1810 and 1853.