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Where did the German Rhyne family come from? What is the German Rhyne family crest and coat of arms? When did the Rhyne family first arrive in the United States? Where did the various branches of the family go? What is the Rhyne family history?The surname Rhyne is a local name, derived from the Rhine River. The Rhine starts in Basel, Switzerland, and bends north through the German countryside until it reaches the North Sea, passing through the cities of Freiburg, Frankfurt, Bonn, and Cologne. Local names are based upon the place where the original bearer lived or held land.
Spelling variations of this family name include: Rhine, Rheina, Rhyne, Rhyn, Rheine, Rein, Ryne, Rine, Reno and many more.
First found in Switzerland, where this family name became a prominent contributor to the development of the district from ancient times. Always prominent in social affairs, the name became an integral part of that turbulent region as they emerged to form alliances with other families within the Feudal System and the nation.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Rhyne research. Another 406 words(29 lines of text) covering the years 1187, 1281, 1290, 1408, 1436, 1451, 1502, 1780, 1795, 1802, 1805, and 1809 are included under the topic Early Rhyne History in all our PDF Extended History products.
Another 71 words(5 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Rhyne Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Rhyne Settlers in the United States in the 18th Century
Rhyne Settlers in the United States in the 20th Century
The Rhyne Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Rhyne Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.
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