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Reitoven Early Origins



The surname Reitoven was first found in Belgium, where the name became noted for its many branches in the region, each house acquiring a status and influence which was envied by the princes of the region. The name was first recorded in Brabant, an ancient duchy from 1190 onward. Within the province Brussels and Louvain are the major cities and the smaller Clabecq, Tubize and Wavre towns. Other towns include Vilvorde, Tirlemont and Hal. In their later history the surname became a power unto themselves and were elevated to the ranks of nobility as they grew into a most influential family.

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Reitoven Spelling Variations


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Reitoven Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Riethoven, Riethovven, Riethovenn, Riethovene, Riethovenes, Riethovens, Rietthoven, Rietthovenn, Richtoven, Reichtoven and many more.

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Reitoven Early History


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Reitoven Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Reitoven research. Another 189 words (14 lines of text) covering the years 178 and 1789 are included under the topic Early Reitoven History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Reitoven Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Reitoven Early Notables (pre 1700)



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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Anna Dorothea Rieth, who arrived in America sometime between 1709 and 1717; Anna Catharina Bern Rieth, who settled in New York in 1710; Caspar Rieth, who settled in Pennsylvania in 1728.

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Citations



    Other References

    1. Leeson, Francis L. Dictionary of British Peerages. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-1121-5).
    2. Burke, John Bernard Ed. The Roll of Battle Abbey. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    3. MacAulay, Thomas Babington. History of England from the Accession of James the Second 4 volumes. New York: Harper and Brothers, 1879. Print.
    4. Foster, Joseph. Dictionary of Heraldry Feudal Coats of Arms and Pedigrees. London: Bracken Books, 1989. Print. (ISBN 1-85170-309-8).
    5. Lennard, Reginald. Rural England 1086-1135 A Study of Social and Agrarian Conditions. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1959. Print.
    6. Reaney P.H and R.M. Wilson. A Dictionary of English Surnames. London: Routledge, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-415-05737-X).
    7. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    8. Marcharn, Frederick George. A Constitutional History of Modern England 1485 to the Present. London: Harper and Brothers, 1960. Print.
    9. Elster, Robert J. International Who's Who. London: Europa/Routledge. Print.
    10. Burke, Sir Bernard. General Armory Of England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today. Print.
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    The Reitoven Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Reitoven 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 25 March 2014 at 15:14.

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