This website is dedicated to the surname WITTENBURG.

It examines its origin and history as a descriptive term for naming a place, its eventual adoption as a surname, its variations in spelling over time, and the surname’s gradual spreading to other lands. It is also about notables, both past and present, answering to this surname, its heraldry and sundry other things associated with the name. Who knows, it may perhaps even lead to a forum for discussing all things ‘Wittenburg’ and maybe one day also become a repository of the various genealogies of Wittenburgs. Before doing all of this, it will hopefully also bring clarity to the confusion and misconceptions about this name on the Internet.