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Updated June 9, 2019

Family name origins & meanings

  • German : habitational name from any of several places so named, the largest being in Hesse.
  • Dutch : habitational name from Limburg in the Belgian province of Liège or from Limbourg, in Haut-Rhin, France, both named with the Germanic elements lindo ‘lime tree’ + burg ‘fortified place’, or possibly also from the places mentioned at 1.

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