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Rehm Early Origins



The surname Rehm was first found in Austria, where this family name became a prominent contributor to the development of the district from ancient times. Chronicles first mention Johann Reimers of Bremen in 1293, Nokel Reimar of Eger, Bohemia, in 1350, and Hensl Raimer of Olmuetz. The oldest form of the name is "Reinmar" or "Reginmar," which meant literally "famous councillor." Always prominent in social affairs, the name became an integral part of that turbulent region as it emerged to form alliances with other families within the Feudal System and the nation.

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Rehm Spelling Variations


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Rehm Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Reimers, Reimer, Rimers, Rimer, Reymer, Reymers, Reimar, Reimars, Reimarus, Rheimer, Remer, Remers, Remmer, Remmers, Ramer, Ramers, Raimer, Raimers, Reinmar and many more.

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Rehm Early History


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Rehm Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Rehm research. Another 363 words (26 lines of text) covering the years 1710, 1738, 1694, 1768, 1200 and 1260 are included under the topic Early Rehm History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Rehm Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Rehm Early Notables (pre 1700)



During this period prominent bearers of the name Rehm were Herman Samuel Reimarus (1694-1768), a famous Hebrew scholar and Bible scholar, whose house in Hamburg was the centre of the highest culture. He founded many learned and artistic societies which had an enormous impact on the cultural life of Hamburg. His...

Another 58 words (4 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Rehm 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 were:

Rehm Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • George Rehm, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1761
  • Peter Rehm, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1761

Rehm Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Christian Rehm, aged 53, landed in Missouri in 1848
  • Casper Rehm, who arrived in St Clair County, Illinois in 1857

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Contemporary Notables of the name Rehm (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Rehm (post 1700)



  • John M. Rehm, American Republican politician, Delegate to Republican National Convention from New Jersey, 1916
  • Evelyn Ward Rehm, American Democrat politician, Alternate Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1924, 1928, 1932; Member of New York Democratic State Committee, 1930

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Rehm Family Crest Products


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Gritzner, M. Handbuch der heraldischen Terminologie in zwölf Zungen. Nürnberg: 1890. Print.
    2. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    3. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    4. Oswald, G. Lexicon der Heraldik. Leipzig: 1984. Print.
    5. Brechenmacher, Josef Karlmann. Deutches Namenbuch. Stuttgart: Verlag von Adolf Bonz & Comp, 1928. Print.
    6. Karlsruhe. Badisches Generallandesarchiv Baden Emigration lists 1866-1911. Salt Lake City: Microfilm of Card Index by the Genealogical Society of Utah. Print.
    7. 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).
    8. Göbel, Otto. Niederdeutsche Familiennamen der Gegenwart Wolfshagen-Schäbentz. Franz: Westphal, 1936. Print.
    9. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    10. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
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    The Rehm Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Rehm 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 3 December 2015 at 12:45.

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