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The ancestral home of the ancient Rexerode family lies in the very heart of Central Germany, in the region of Thuringia. The name Rexerode is derived from "Rexerode," the name of a now-abandoned city in Thuringia. "Rexerode" is made up of two elements: the Latin "rex," meaning "king," and the Lower German "rod," meaning "marshland."

Rexerode Early Origins



The surname Rexerode was first found in Thuringia, where the ancient city of Rexerode was located. It is likely that the progenitor of the surname was a native of Rexerode who had moved to another city, and was thus referred to by the name of his hometown. The young Rexerode family was instrumental during this early period, playing a major role in the development of medieval Thuringian society.

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Rexerode Spelling Variations


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Rexerode Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Rexrodt, Rexrode, Rexroad, Rexroth, Reckrodt, Rexerode, Reckrode, Reckrodt, Reckroth and many more.

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Rexerode Early History


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Rexerode Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Rexerode research. Another 287 words (20 lines of text) covering the years 1530 and 1742 are included under the topic Early Rexerode History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Rexerode Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Rexerode 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: Johann Zacharias Rexroth, who arrived in Philadelphia in 1749; Johann Zacharias Rexrodt, who came to Philadelphia in 1773; Johann Nicholas Rexroth, who emigrated from the Palatinate to Pennsylvania in 1830.

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Citations



    Other References

    1. Bahlow, Hans (Edda Gentry trns). Dictionary of German Names . Madison, Wisconsin: Max Kade Institute, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-924119-35-7).
    2. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    3. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    4. Haverkamp, Alfred. Medieval Germany 1056-1273 2nd edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print.
    5. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    6. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    7. Hildenbrand, A.M. Wappenfibel. Handbuch der Heraldik. Neustadt an der Aisch: 1970. Print.
    8. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
    9. Jones, George F. The Germans of Colonial Georgia 1733-1783 Revised edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0806311614).
    10. Bahlow, Hans. Mecklenburgisches Namenbüchlein Ein Führer durch Mecklenburgs Familiennamen. Rostock: Carl Hinstorffs Verlag, 1932. Print.
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    The Rexerode Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Rexerode 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 16 June 2014 at 15:48.

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