Röde History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Röde family

The surname Röde was first found in the Rhineland, 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. The name can be traced back to the mediaeval German word Rod-her, meaning "famous soldier." The family moved north from early on, and chronicles first mention the Pomeranian knight Roderus of Rostock in 1282, Henrich Roder of Rostock in 1299, Nicolaus Roeder of Greifswald in 1385, and Conrad Roederer of Ortenau in 1300. In their later history the family became quite powerful and were elevated to the ranks of nobility.

Important Dates for the Röde family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Röde research. Another 268 words (19 lines of text) covering the years 1556, 1754, 1766, and 1835 are included under the topic Early Röde History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Röde Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Roder, Roeder, Roeders, Road, Roed, Roade, Roede and many more.

Early Notables of the Röde family (pre 1700)

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Röde migration to the United States

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Röde Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
  • Johannes Rode, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1740 [1]
  • John Jacob Rode, who landed in Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania in 1761 [1]
  • Philip Rode, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1762 [1]
  • Jacob Rode, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1765 [1]
  • Eckhart Rode, who arrived in New York, NY in 1782 [1]
Röde Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Barthel Rode, who arrived in North America in 1832-1849 [1]
  • Carl Rode, who landed in Galveston, Tex in 1846 [1]
  • Charlotte Rode, who arrived in Galveston, Tex in 1846 [1]
  • Dietrich Rode, who landed in Galveston, Tex in 1846 [1]
  • Joachim Rode, who landed in Galveston, Tex in 1846 [1]
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Contemporary Notables of the name Röde (post 1700)

  • Christian B. Rode, American Republican politician, Presidential Elector for California, 1900 [2]
  • Sebastian Rode (b. 1990), German footballer
  • Bernhard Rode (1725-1797), Prussian artist and engraver
  • Ove Rode (1867-1933), Danish politician, newspaper editor and Minister of Interior Affairs
  • Ebbe Rode (1910-1998), Danish stage and film actor
  • Jacques Pierre Joseph Rode (1774-1830), French violinist and composer

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, November 2) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
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