personal name that comes from the Gothic "ragin" meaning "council." The second element "beck" is the Low German term for "stream." Thus, the name may have originally been born by someone named Rein, who lived near a stream.
Early Origins of the Reinbeck family
Saxony, where the name was closely identified in early mediaeval times with the feudal society which would become prominent throughout European history.
Early History of the Reinbeck family
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Reinbeck Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Reinbeck, Reinback, Reinbach, Reindbach and many more.
Early Notables of the Reinbeck family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Reinbeck family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Johan Nickel Reinbech, who settled in Philadelphia in 1743; Henry Reinbach, who was naturalized in Philadelphia in 1839; Ludwig Georg Eduard Reinbeck, who emigrated from the former Duchy of Brunswick in 1848 heading for North America, Max Reinbach, who arrived in Galveston, Texas in 1849.
Contemporary Notables of the name Reinbeck (post 1700)
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