Luxembourgish Submitted Surnames

Luxembourgish names are used in the small European country of Luxembourg.
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Submitted names are contributed by users of this website. The accuracy of these name definitions cannot be guaranteed.
HINTGEN Luxembourgish
Appeared in Luxembourg in 1698 in an area around Bertrange and Strassen. there are Hentgens there yet today.
KILBURG German, Luxembourgish
"Kyll castle," from German burg (castle) near the Kyll river in Germany. Also "wedge mountain" in Swedish: kil (wedge) and berg (mountain).
KRIER German, Luxembourgish
Occupational name from Middle High German krier "herald".
LUXENBERG German, Jewish, Luxembourgish, Belgian, French, Walloon
Habitational name from various places named Luxenberg, Luxemberg, Luxenburg, or Luxembourg, including the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg.
SCHAUS German, Luxembourgish
A nickname for a simpleton, from schaus, a word in Rhenish Franconian and Lower Rhine dialects of German.
THIMMESCH Luxembourgish
Meaning "Tiller of the Water" in Luxembourgish. A variant of the Germanic surname Miller
THORN Low German, German, German (Silesian), Polish, Luxembourgish
In North German, Danish, and Luxembourgish, it is a habitational name for someone who lived near a tower, from Middle Low German torn "tower".... [more]
TRAUSCH German, Slavic, Low German, Luxembourgish
A nickname either derived from Trauschke, a nickname from Old Slavic drugu "companion", or from Middle Low German druus "sullen", "dour".
WÄITE Luxembourgish (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]
ZEIMET German, Luxembourgish
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’.