Lichtenstein Family History
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Lichtenstein Name Meaning
German: habitational name from any of several places named Li(e)chtenstein, from Middle High German lieht ‘bright’ + stein ‘stone’, ‘rock’. All take their name from a castle which formed the original settlement. Jewish (Ashkenazic): ornamental name composed of German Licht ‘light’ + Stein ‘rock’, ‘stone’.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Schoenstein, Winterstein, Falkenstein, Hohenstein, Hartenstein