Altenburg Family History & Genealogy

Find Altenburg records

Find birth, death, marriage, military, and other Altenburg records at Ancestry.com.

Search for Altenburg records

Latest photos on AncientFaces

No one from the Altenburg community has shared photos. Here are new photos on AncientFaces:

Altenburg Surname History

The family history of the Altenburg last name is maintained by the AncientFaces community. Join the community by adding to to our knowldge of the Altenburg:

  • Altenburg family history
  • Altenburg country of origin, nationality, & ethnicity
  • Altenburg last name meaning & etymology
  • Altenburg spelling & pronunciation

Edit this page

Altenburg Country of Origin, Nationality, & Ethnicity

No one has submitted information on Altenburg country of origin, nationality, or ethnicity. Add to this section

No content has been submitted about the Altenburg country of origin. The following is speculative information about Altenburg. You can submit your information by clicking Edit.

The nationality of Altenburg can be complicated to determine because regional boundaries change over time, leaving the nation of origin a mystery. The original ethnicity of Altenburg may be difficult to determine based on whether the family name came in to being organically and independently in different locales; for example, in the case of family names that come from a profession, which can appear in multiple countries independently (such as the last name "Brewster" which refers to a female brewer).

Altenburg Meaning & Etymology

No one has submitted information on Altenburg meaning and etymology. Add to this section

No content has been submitted about the meaning of Altenburg. The following is speculative information about Altenburg. You can submit your information by clicking Edit.

The meaning of Altenburg come may come from a profession, such as the name "Dean" which may have been adopted by members of the clergy. Some of these craft-based last names can be a profession in another language. For this reason it is important to know the country of origin of a name, and the languages spoken by its ancestors. Many names like Altenburg originate from religious texts like the Quran, the Bhagavadgītā, the Bible, etc. In many cases these surnames are shortened versions of a religious expression such as "Worthy of praise".

Altenburg Pronunciation & Spelling Variations

No one has added information on Altenburg spellings or pronunciations. Add to this section

No content has been submitted about alternate spellings of Altenburg. The following is speculative information about Altenburg. You can submit your information by clicking Edit.

Researching spelling variations and alternate spellings of the Altenburg last name are important to understanding the history of the name. In times when literacy was uncommon, names such as Altenburg were transcribed based on how they were heard by a scribe when people's names were written in government records. This could have given rise misspellings of Altenburg. Names like Altenburg vary in their spelling as they travel across villages, family lines, and languages over the years.

Last names similar to Altenburg

Altenburg-bloch, Altenburge, Altenburgen, Altenburger, Altenburger-fox, Altenburger-hiob, Altenburger-kienzler, Altenburgh, Altenburg-herfurt, Altenburg-herfurth, Altenburg-hluscik, Altenburg-höller, Altenburg-kunkel, Altenburg-müller, Altenburgo, Altenburg ovb, Altenburg puff patterson tribbitt, Altenburg-schäning, Altenburg-strauß, Altenbury