Reinholt History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Reinholt family

The surname Reinholt 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 Reinholt family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Reinholt 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 Reinholt History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Reinholt 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 Reinholt family (pre 1700)

Prominent bearers of the family name Reinholt 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 Reinholt migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Reinholt Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • John Reinholt, who arrived in Iowa in 1882 [1]

Contemporary Notables of the name Reinholt (post 1700) +

  • Eric Karl Reinholt, American actor, known for his work in In the Name of the Son (2007), Greg and Emilia (2008) and Organizatsiya (2015)
  • George Kilpatrick Reinholt (1940-2013), American actor, known for One Life to Live (1968), Another World (1964) and Looking Up (1977)


  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)


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