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The surname Reitberger is a habitation name, from the broad category of hereditary surnames, which are derived from place names. In this case, the surname Reitberger is derived from any of a number of places so called in Germany. The name Reitberger derives from the Yiddish royt, which means red, and the German word berg, which means hill. This was an ornamental surname for someone who lived near the red hill.

Reitberger Early Origins




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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Reitberger Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Edouard Reitberger, aged 21, who emigrated to the United States, in 1893
  • Joseph Reitberger, aged 15, who landed in America, in 1895

Reitberger Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Sigfried Reitberger, aged 11, who settled in America from Gras, Austria, in 1912
  • Alois Reitberger, aged 26, who settled in America from Gras, Austria, in 1912
  • Georg Reitberger, aged 26, who emigrated to America from Dacstein, Germany, in 1912
  • Marie Reitberger, aged 20, who emigrated to the United States from Munchen, Germany, in 1921
  • Ross Reitberger, aged 22, who landed in America from Pfaffenhofen, Germany, in 1922
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    Other References

    1. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    2. Fairbairn. Fairbain's book of Crests of the Families of Great Britain and Ireland, 4th Edition 2 volumes in one. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1968. Print.
    3. Innes, Thomas and Learney. The Tartans of the Clans and Families of Scotland 1st Edition. Edinburgh: W & A. K. Johnston Limited, 1938. Print.
    4. Holt, J.C. Ed. Domesday Studies. Woodbridge: Boydell, 1987. Print. (ISBN 0-85115-477-8).
    5. Elster, Robert J. International Who's Who. London: Europa/Routledge. Print.
    6. Leeson, Francis L. Dictionary of British Peerages. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-1121-5).
    7. Ingram, Rev. James. Translator Anglo-Saxon Chronicle 1823. Print.
    8. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin, Eds. Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
    9. Dunkling, Leslie. Dictionary of Surnames. Toronto: Collins, 1998. Print. (ISBN 0004720598).
    10. Shaw, William A. Knights of England A Complete Record from the Earliest Time to the Present Day of the Knights of all the Orders of Chivalry in England, Scotland, Ireland and Knights Bachelors 2 Volumes. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print. (ISBN 080630443X).
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    The Reitberger Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Reitberger 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 19 December 2013 at 09:06.

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