Reinhold History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Reinhold family

The surname Reinhold was first found in Saxony, where the name emerged in mediaeval times as one of the notable families of the region. Chronilces first mention meister Reynolt of Stralsburg in 1303 and Ernst Reinolt of Glatz in 1532. The oldest form of the name is "Reginold," which meant literally "clever in council." The ending -old changed to -hold during the 16th century. From the 13th century the surname was identified with the great social and economic evolution which made this territory a landmark contributor to the development of the nation.

Early History of the Reinhold family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Reinhold research. Another 119 words (8 lines of text) covering the years 1741, 1790, 1511, 1553, 1690, 1751, 1737, 1815, 1758 and 1823 are included under the topic Early Reinhold History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Reinhold Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Reinhold, Reinholdt, Reinholt, Reinolt, Reinold, Reinolds, Rainolt, Rainold, Rheinhold, Rheinholdt, Rheinholt, Rhinehold, Rhineholdt, Rhinehold, Rinehold, Reinholtz and many more.

Early Notables of the Reinhold family (pre 1700)

Prominent bearers of the family name Reinhold at this time were Erasmus Reinhold (1511-1553), German astronomer and mathematician, eponym of the lunar crater. Thomas Reinhold (1690-1751), was a German singer, son of the Archbishop of Dresden and his son, Charles Frederick...
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United States Reinhold migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Reinhold Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
  • J. Georg Reinhold, who sailed to America in 1709
  • Matteus Reinhold, who arrived in New Jersey in 1709 [1]
  • Christopher Reinhold, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1734 [1]
  • Daniel Reinhold, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1749 [1]
  • Jacob Reinhold, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1749 [1]
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)
Reinhold Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Christian Frederick Reinhold, who landed in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1819 [1]
  • Christoph Reinhold, who arrived in St Clair County, Illinois in 1844 [1]
  • Jean Georg Reinhold, aged 24, who landed in New York, NY in 1848 [1]
  • August Reinhold, who landed in New York, NY in 1850 [1]
  • Magde Reinhold, aged 29, who landed in New York in 1854 [1]
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Australia Reinhold migration to Australia +

Emigration to Australia followed the First Fleets of convicts, tradespeople and early settlers. Early immigrants include:

Reinhold Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century
  • Christian Reinhold, aged 28, who arrived in South Australia in 1857 aboard the ship "Malvina Vidal"

Contemporary Notables of the name Reinhold (post 1700) +

  • Bill Reinhold (b. 1955), American artist, a 1982 graduate of the American Academy of Art in downtown Chicago
  • Edward Ernest "Judge" Reinhold Jr. (b. 1957), American Primetime Emmy Award nominated actor, best known for his roles in Beverly Hills Cop and The Santa Clause trilogy
  • Meyer Reinhold (1909-2002), American classical scholar
  • Melanie Reinhold (b. 1955), American Republican politician, Member of Michigan State University board of trustees, 1991-92 [2]
  • Marie H. Reinhold, American Democrat politician, Member, Credentials Committee, Democratic National Convention, 2008 [2]
  • Ernst Christian Gottlieb Reinhold (1793-1855), German philosopher, son of Karl Leonhard Reinhold
  • Karl Leonhard Reinhold (1757-1823), Austrian philosopher
  • Hugo Reinhold (1854-1935), Austrian composer and pianist
  • Albert Reinhold Carmichael (1928-2019), American NFL football player for the Green Bay Packers (1953–1958) and the Denver Broncos (1960–1961)
  • Ulf Reinhold Dahlén (b. 1967), Swedish retired ice hockey player

  • Kurt Reinhold (1921-1941), German Maschinengefreiter who served aboard the German Battleship Bismarck during World War II when it was sunk heading to France; he died in the sinking [3]
USS Arizona
  • Mr. Rudolph Herbert Reinhold, American Private from Utah, USA working aboard the ship "USS Arizona" when she sunk during the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor on 7th December 1941, he died in the sinking [4]

  1. ^ 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)
  2. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, December 8) . Retrieved from
  3. ^ Bismarck & Tirpitz Class - Crew List Bismarck. (Retrieved 2018, February 06). Retrieved from
  4. ^ Pearl Harbour: USS Arizona Casualties List Pearl Harbour December 7, 1941. (Retrieved 2018, July 31st). Retrieved from on Facebook
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