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Oldenburg Name Meaning

North German, Danish, and Jewish (Ashkenazic): habitational name from Oldenburg, the capital of the former principality of the same name, from the weak dative case (originally used after a preposition and article) of Middle Low German ald, old ‘old’ + burg ‘fortress’, ‘fortified town’.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Ellenberg, Lemberg, Rodenburg, Goldenberg, Altenburg, Blumenberg

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Oldenburg Family Origin

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Oldenburg Family Occupations

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  • Annuitant

    100%

In 1881, the most common Oldenburg occupation in the UK was Annuitant. 100% of Oldenburg's were Annuitants.

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Oldenburg Historical Records

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