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Rauer Early Origins



The surname Rauer was first found in Saxony, where the name emerged in mediaeval times as one of the notable families of the region. From the 13th century the surname was identified with the great social and economic evolution which made this territory a landmark contributor to the development of the nation.

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Rauer Spelling Variations


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Rauer Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Rau, Raue, Rauer, Row and others.

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Rauer Early History


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Rauer Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Rauer research. Another 189 words (14 lines of text) covering the years 1790, 1792, 1813, 1870, and 1876 are included under the topic Early Rauer History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Rauer Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Rauer Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 29 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Rauer Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Niclaus Rau, who came to New York in 1709; Jacob Rau came to Philadelphia in 1744; as did Johann Jacob Rau in 1752; and Maria Dorthea Rau in 1787; James Rau came to New Orleans in 1820.

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Contemporary Notables of the name Rauer (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Rauer (post 1700)



  • Rudolf "Rudi" Rauer (b. 1950), West German handball player at the 1976 Summer Olympics
  • Thomas Rauer (b. 1977), German former competitive ice dancer

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    2. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmachers Wappenbuch. München, Battenberg: 1975. Print.
    3. Preuss, Otto. Die Lippischen Familiennamen mit Berücksichtigung der Ortsnamen. Detmold: Meyer'sche Hofbuchh, 1887. Print.
    4. Schenk, Trudy. Wuerttemberg Emigration Index Volume I-VIII. Salt Lake City: Ancestry Inc., 1986. Print.
    5. Jones, George F. The Germans of Colonial Georgia 1733-1783 Revised edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0806311614).
    6. Bahlow, Hans. Abhandlungen zur Namenforschung und Buchgeschichte. 1980. Print. (ISBN 978-3768690522).
    7. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    8. Kapff, Rudolf. Schwäbische Geschlechtsnamen. Stuttgart: Verlag Silberburg, 1927. Print.
    9. Strassburger, Ralph B. Pennsylvania German Pioneers The Original Lists of Arrivals in the Port of Philadelphia 3 Volumes. Baltimore: Picton Press, 1992. Print. (ISBN 978-0929539980).
    10. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
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    The Rauer Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Rauer 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.

    This page was last modified on 9 May 2013 at 08:15.

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