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Reichenbach Early Origins



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.

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Reichenbach Spelling Variations


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Reichenbach Spelling Variations



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

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Reichenbach Early History


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Reichenbach Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Reichenbach research. Another 208 words (15 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Reichenbach History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Reichenbach Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Reichenbach Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Reichenbach 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:

Reichenbach Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Anna Maria Reichenbach, aged 2, arrived in Pennsylvania in 1733
  • Catherina Reichenbach, aged 8, landed in Pennsylvania in 1733
  • Johannes Reichenbach, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1733
  • Maria Barbara Reichenbach, aged 5, landed in Pennsylvania in 1733
  • Conrad Reichenbach, who landed in America in 1777-1783

Reichenbach Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Christian Reichenbach, aged 28, arrived in Missouri in 1845
  • Ernest Reichenbach, who arrived in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pennsylvania in 1868
  • Johann Reichenbach, who landed in Kentucky in 1881

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Contemporary Notables of the name Reichenbach (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Reichenbach (post 1700)



  • Mark A. Reichenbach, American Republican politician, Candidate for Michigan State House of Representatives 73rd District, 1980
  • Gustav Reichenbach, American politician, Candidate for Connecticut State House of Representatives from Vernon, 1902
  • Alfred L. Reichenbach, American politician, Mayor of Allentown, Pennsylvania, 1916-19
  • 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

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmacher's Grosses Wappenbuch 35 Volumes. Germany: Bauer & Raspe. Print.
    2. Bahlow, Hans and Edda Gentry. Translation Dictionary of German Names 2nd Edition. Madison: University of Wisconsin, 2002. Print.
    3. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    4. Göbel, Otto. Niederdeutsche Familiennamen der Gegenwart Wolfshagen-Schäbentz. Franz: Westphal, 1936. Print.
    5. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    6. 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).
    7. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    8. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    9. Jones, Henry Z. Palatine Families of New York 2 Volumes. Rockland, ME: Picton Press, 2001. Print. (ISBN 978-0961388829).
    10. Kneschke, Dr. Ernest Heinrich. Neues allgemeines Deutsches Adels-Lexicon 9 Volumes New General German Aristocracy Lexicon. Leipzig: Friedrich Voigt, 1859. Print.
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    The Reichenbach Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Reichenbach 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 1 January 2016 at 15:25.

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