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

Rexrod Early Origins



The surname Rexrod 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 Rexrod family was instrumental during this early period, playing a major role in the development of medieval Thuringian society.

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Rexrod Spelling Variations


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Rexrod 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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Rexrod Early History


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Rexrod Early History



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

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Rexrod Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Rexrod Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Rexrod Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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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. Strassburger, Ralph B. Pennsylvania German Pioneers The Original Lists of Arrivals in the Port of Philadelphia 3 Volumes. Baltimore: Picton Press, 1992. Print. (ISBN 978-0929539980).
    2. Garland, Mary and Henry Garland Editions. Oxford Companion To German Literature 3rd Edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1997. Print. (ISBN 0198158963).
    3. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
    4. Oswald, G. Lexicon der Heraldik. Leipzig: 1984. Print.
    5. 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).
    6. Strassburger, Ralph B. German Pioneers The Original Lists of Arrivals in the Port of Philadelphia 3 Volumes. Baltimore: Picton Press, 1992. Print. (ISBN 978-0929539980).
    7. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    8. Tobler-Meyer, Wilhelm. Familiennamen der Ostschweiz. Zürich: 1894. Print.
    9. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    10. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
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    The Rexrod Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Rexrod 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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