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The ancestral home of the ancient Reckroth family lies in the very heart of Central Germany, in the region of Thuringia. The name Reckroth is derived from "Rexerode," the name of a now-abandoned city in Thuringia. "Reckroth" is made up of two elements: the Latin "rex," meaning "king," and the Lower German "rod," meaning "marshland."

Reckroth Early Origins



The surname Reckroth was first found in Thuringia, where the ancient city of Rexerode was located. It is likely that the progenitor of the surname was a native of Rexerode who had moved to another city, and was thus referred to by the name of his hometown. The young Reckroth family was instrumental during this early period, playing a major role in the development of medieval Thuringian society.

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Reckroth Spelling Variations


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Reckroth Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Rexrodt, Rexrode, Rexroad, Rexroth, Reckrodt, Rexerode, Reckrode, Reckrodt, Reckroth and many more.

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Reckroth Early History


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Reckroth Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Reckroth research. Another 287 words (20 lines of text) covering the years 1530 and 1742 are included under the topic Early Reckroth History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Reckroth Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Reckroth Early Notables (pre 1700)



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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: Johann Zacharias Rexroth, who arrived in Philadelphia in 1749; Johann Zacharias Rexrodt, who came to Philadelphia in 1773; Johann Nicholas Rexroth, who emigrated from the Palatinate to Pennsylvania in 1830.

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Citations



    Other References

    1. Weis, Frederick Lewis, Walter Lee Sheppard and David Faris. Ancestral Roots of Sixty Colonists Who Came to New England Between 1623 and 1650 7th Edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0806313676).
    2. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    3. Steed, Henry Wickham . The Hapsburg Monarchy. London: Constable and Company, 1919. Print.
    4. Jones, Henry Z. Palatine Families of New York 2 Volumes. Rockland, ME: Picton Press, 2001. Print. (ISBN 978-0961388829).
    5. Hildenbrand, A.M. Wappenfibel. Handbuch der Heraldik. Neustadt an der Aisch: 1970. Print.
    6. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    7. Fogleman, Aaron Spencer. Journeys German Immigration, Settlement and Political Culture in Colonial America 1717-1775. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1986. Print. (ISBN 978-0812215489).
    8. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    9. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    10. Rupp, Daniel L. A Collection of Upwards of Thirty Thousand Names of German, Swiss, Dutch, French and Other Immigrants to Pennsylvania from 1727 to 1776. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 2000. Print. (ISBN 978-0806303024).
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    The Reckroth Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Reckroth 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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