Reichenbach History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Reichenbach family

The surname Reichenbach was first found in Austria, where the name became noted for its many branches in the region, each house acquiring a status and influence which was envied by the princes of the region. In their later history the name became a power unto themselves and were elevated to the ranks of nobility as they grew into this most influential family.

Early History of the Reichenbach family

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Reichenbach Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Rinckenberg, Renkenberger, Renkenberg, Rinckenberg, Rickenburg and many more.

Early Notables of the Reichenbach family (pre 1700)

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Reichenbach Ranking

In the United States, the name Reichenbach is the 13,176th most popular surname with an estimated 2,487 people with that name. [1]


United States Reichenbach migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Reichenbach Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
  • Anna Maria Reichenbach, aged 2, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1733 [2]
  • Catherina Reichenbach, aged 8, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1733 [2]
  • Johannes Reichenbach, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1733 [2]
  • Maria Barbara Reichenbach, aged 5, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1733 [2]
  • Conrad Reichenbach, who landed in America in 1777-1783 [2]
Reichenbach Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Christian Reichenbach, aged 28, who arrived in Missouri in 1845 [2]
  • Ernest Reichenbach, who arrived in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pennsylvania in 1868 [2]
  • Johann Reichenbach, who landed in Kentucky in 1881 [2]

Contemporary Notables of the name Reichenbach (post 1700) +

  • Mark A. Reichenbach, American Republican politician, Candidate for Michigan State House of Representatives 73rd District, 1980 [3]
  • Gustav Reichenbach, American politician, Candidate for Connecticut State House of Representatives from Vernon, 1902 [3]
  • Alfred L. Reichenbach, American politician, Mayor of Allentown, Pennsylvania, 1916-19 [3]
  • Heinrich Gustav Reichenbach (1823-1889), German botanist
  • Heinrich Gottlieb Ludwig Reichenbach (1793-1879), German zoologist
  • Karl Reichenbach (1788-1869), German natural philosopher
  • Hans Reichenbach (1891-1953), German philosopher


  1. ^ https://namecensus.com/most_common_surnames.htm
  2. ^ 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)
  3. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, October 8) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html


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