Rosner History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms 

The surname Rosner is an occupational surname; more specifically it is a metonymic surname. A metonymic name is a name derived from the principle object associated with a particular occupation. In this case, the name is derived from the Old German word hros, which means horse.

Early Origins of the Rosner family

The surname Rosner was first found in Silesia, where the name became noted for its many branches within the region, each house acquiring a status and influence which was envied and enrolled by the princes of the region. In their later history the branches became a power unto themselves and were elevated to the ranks of nobility as they grew into this most influential family. Chronicles first mention Henrich Rosener of Aussig in 1330 and Pawel Rosener of Liegnitz in 1399. After the 14th century the single "s" was often replaced with a double "s," thus we have A. Rossner of Borna in Saxony in 1498.

Important Dates for the Rosner family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Rosner research. Another 130 words (9 lines of text) covering the years 1785, 1811, 1848, 1658, 1724, 1848 and 1811 are included under the topic Early Rosner History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Rosner Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Rossner, Rosner, Rossener, Rosener, Rossne, Rosne, Rossene, Rosene, Rozner, Rozener, Roessner, Roesner, Roessener and many more.

Early Notables of the Rosner family (pre 1700)

Another 49 words (4 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Rosner Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Rosner migration to the United States

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Rosner Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Heinrich Rosner, who landed in Texas in 1846 [1]
  • Joh Georg Rosner, who arrived in America in 1857 [1]
Rosner Settlers in United States in the 20th Century
  • Carl Rosner, who arrived in Arkansas in 1901 [1]
  • Adolph Rosner, aged 26, who settled in America from Karlsruhe, Germany, in 1907
  • Adolf Rosner, aged 27, who immigrated to the United States from Rraki, Russia, in 1909
  • Abraham Salomon Rosner, aged 17, who settled in America from Kreczkora, Austria, in 1912
  • Abraham Rosner, aged 18, who landed in America from Beregujfalen, Slovakia, in 1920
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Contemporary Notables of the name Rosner (post 1700)

  • Robert Rosner, American astrophysicist
  • Rick Rosner (b. 1960), American television writer
  • Henry J. Rosner (1909-1982), American policy researcher
  • Fred Rosner, American physician
  • Paula Rosner, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 2004 [2]
  • Oscar S. Rosner, American Democrat politician, Alternate Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1960 [2]
  • Myron Rosner (b. 1960), American politician, Mayor of North Miami Beach, Florida, 2009- [2]
  • Henry J. Rosner, American politician, Candidate for New York State Assembly from Kings County 21st District, 1932 [2]
  • Shmuel Rosner, Israeli journalist
  • Mina Rosner (1913-1997), Canadian writer
  • ... (Another 3 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Historic Events for the Rosner family

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  • Heinz Rosner (1915-1941), German Steuermannsmaat who served aboard the German Battleship Bismarck during World War II when it was sunk heading to France; he died in the sinking [3]

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Citations

  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  2. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 29) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  3. ^ Bismarck & Tirpitz Class - Crew List Bismarck. (Retrieved 2018, February 06). Retrieved from https://www.bismarck-class.dk/bismarck/crew/bismarck_crew.html#crew_details
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