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The surname Reinke is a local name, derived from the Rhine River. The Rhine starts in Basel, Switzerland, and bends north through the German countryside until it reaches the North Sea, passing through the cities of Freiburg, Frankfurt, Bonn, and Cologne. Local names are based upon the place where the original bearer lived or held land.

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The surname Reinke was first found in Switzerland, where this family name became a prominent contributor to the development of the district from ancient times. Always prominent in social affairs, the name became an integral part of that turbulent region as they emerged to form alliances with other families within the Feudal System and the nation.

Spelling variations of this family name include: Rhine, Rheina, Rhyne, Rhyn, Rheine, Rein, Ryne, Rine, Reno and many more.


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This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Reinke research. Another 533 words (38 lines of text) covering the years 1187, 1281, 1805, 1795, 1290, 1436, 1451, 1802, 1809, 1408, 1502, 1780, 1802, 1643 and 1722 are included under the topic Early Reinke History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Notables of the time with the surname Reinke were Amadeus Rhein, who was the Grand Prior of the Johannite Order of Knights in 1408. Caspar Rhein was the Bishop of Basel until 1502. Both these men were of the Rhein von und zu Rhein family. Also of this eminent line...

Another 50 words (4 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Reinke Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Reinke Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Herm Reinke, aged 20, arrived in New Orleans, La in 1845
  • Johan Diedrick Reinke, aged 26, landed in Missouri in 1847
  • Frederick Reinke, aged 59, landed in Missouri in 1848
  • Otto Reinke, who arrived in New York, NY in 1849
  • Carolina Reinke, who arrived in New Jersey in 1854
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Reinke Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Joseph Reinke, who arrived in Wisconsin in 1908
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  • Jerome J. Reinke, American Democrat politician, Candidate for U.S. Representative from Wisconsin 8th District, 1954
  • Anne Reinke, American Democrat politician, Candidate for Wisconsin State Senate 12th District, 1936
  • Anja Reinke, American politician, Mayor of Burbank, California, 2010-11
  • Johannes Reinke (1849-1931), German botanist and philosopher
  • Andreas Reinke (b. 1969), retired German footballer
  • Friedrich B. Reinke, German physician, best known for discovering Reinke's edema
  • Russell Earl Reinke (1921-2004), Liberal party member of the Canadian House of Commons
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    Other References

    1. Tarneller, Josef. Zur Namenkunde Tirolen Familiennamen. Bozen: Buchhandlung, 1923. Print.
    2. Garland, Mary and Henry Garland Editions. Oxford Companion To German Literature 3rd Edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1997. Print. (ISBN 0198158963).
    3. Götze, Alfred. Familiennamen im badischen Oberland. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1918. Print.
    4. Preuss, Otto. Die Lippischen Familiennamen mit Berücksichtigung der Ortsnamen. Detmold: Meyer'sche Hofbuchh, 1887. Print.
    5. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmachers Wappenbuch. München, Battenberg: 1975. Print.
    6. Bahlow, Hans and Edda Gentry. Translation Dictionary of German Names 2nd Edition. Madison: University of Wisconsin, 2002. Print.
    7. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    8. Hildenbrand, A.M. Wappenfibel. Handbuch der Heraldik. Neustadt an der Aisch: 1970. Print.
    9. Fogleman, Aaron Spencer. Hopeful Journeys German Immigration, Settlement, and Political Culture in Colonial America 1717-1775. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1986. Print. (ISBN 978-0812215489).
    10. Rupp, Daniel L. A Collection of Upwards of Thirty Thousand Names of German, Swiss, Dutch, French and Other Immigrants to Pennsylvania from 1727 to 1776. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 2000. Print. (ISBN 978-0806303024).
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    The Reinke Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Reinke 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.

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