von der Lippe (Norwegian family)

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von der Lippe is the surname of a prominent Norwegian family, part of the historical Patriciate of Norway.

In Norway, the surname is most frequently associated with the descendants Jacob von der Lippe (died 1702), who immigrated from Bremen, Germany and became a citizen of Bergen, Norway in 1655. In Bergen, family members were merchants and business people. Later, the family had clergy members and other officials, as well as theater people, and various other professions.

Within Scandinavian countries, there have been several people with the surname von der Lippe without family lines known between them.

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Literature[edit]

  • Steffens, Haagen Krog (1911) Norske Slægter 1912 (Kristiania)
  • Cappelen, Hans (1976) Norske slektsvåpen (Oslo: opplag)

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