Luxembourgish Submitted Surnames
are used in the small European country of Luxembourg.
Submitted names are contributed by users of this website. The accuracy of these name definitions cannot be guaranteed.
Appeared in Luxembourg in 1698 in an area around Bertrange and Strassen. there are Hentgens there yet today.
"Kyll castle," from German burg
(castle) near the Kyll river in Germany. Also "wedge mountain" in Swedish: kil
(wedge) and berg
A nickname for a simpleton, from schaus
, a word in Rhenish Franconian and Lower Rhine dialects of German.
WÄITELuxembourgish (Germanized, Rare)
The name originates from Luxembourg and the surrounding Germanic regions most notably the Rhenish Palatinate from around the 1800s. The word wäite is Luxembourgish for wide and also broad, the word wäit which is an alternative spelling of the Surname Wäite is Luxembourgish for far or distant.... [more]
Western German and Luxembourgeois: probably a variant spelling of Zeimert, a variant of Zeumer, an occupational name for a harness maker, from an agent derivative of Middle High German zoum ‘bridle’.