Germany. These place-names are all thought to derive from "rabe-horst" meaning "raven's eyrie" or "Raven's nest."
Early Origins of the Ravenhurst family
Holy Roman Empire from 1157 to 1806.
Early History of the Ravenhurst family
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Ravenhurst Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Rabenhorst, Rabenhurst, Ravenhorst, Ravenhurst and others.
Early Notables of the Ravenhurst family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Ravenhurst family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Christian Rabenhorst, on record in Savannah, GA in 1752; Anna Barbara Rabenhorst, who came to Georgia sometime between 1733 and 1783; Emilie Charlotte Rabenhorst, who arrived in Wisconsin in 1874.
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