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Dillenburg Family History

Dillenburg Name Meaning
German: habitational name from a place in Hesse now named Dillenburg, but formerly called Dillenberg. This was the ancestral home of William of Orange (Willem van Oranje) of the house of Nassau.

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

55,755 Historical Documents with Dillenburg on Ancestry.com
3,258 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
563 Military Records
110 Immigration Records
1,113 Census and Voter Lists
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Name Distribution of Dillenburg Families

  • Number of Dillenburg families
     4 - 6
     2 - 3
     1
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Dillenburg families
     2 - 1
     2 - 1
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Dillenburg last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Dillenburg Family Origin

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Dillenburg Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Dillenburg

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Dillenburg Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Dillenburg census records

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Military Service by Dillenburg

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