Prussian Submitted Surnames

Prussian names were used by speakers of Old Prussian in Prussia, on the southeastern coast of the Baltic Sea.
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Submitted names are contributed by users of this website. The accuracy of these name definitions cannot be guaranteed.
HITTENRAUCH Prussian
from the prussian word von hittenraoucht meaning "of royalty"
LEMKE Prussian
Prussian Pommerania
LUBBE German, Slavic, Prussian
Variant of Lubben. Germanized form of a Slavic or Old Prussian name formed with lub- ‘love’, ‘dear’ (see Luba).
TURNBO Prussian (Modern, Rare), German (East Prussian, Modern, Rare), American (Americanized, Modern, Rare), German (Modern, Rare)
Originally the name was spelled Dornbach, meaning "thorny creek". Derived from Old High German Dorn, Turn, or Torn "thorn" and Bach meaning creek. German ancestors of this family eventually came to Pennsylvania in 1725, the name slowly started to change to Turnbach around the 1850's, reasoning unknown, and later Turnbo... [more]