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

Rexrode Early Origins



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

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Rexrode Spelling Variations


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Rexrode 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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Rexrode Early History


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Rexrode Early History



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

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Rexrode Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Rexrode Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Rexrode 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 were:

Rexrode Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Sadie Rexrode, aged 29, who emigrated to America, in 1912

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Contemporary Notables of the name Rexrode (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Rexrode (post 1700)



  • Caroline Rexrode, American actress and assistant director, known for 247 (2013), The Night Is Young (2015) and Burn (2014)
  • Reena Rexrode, American actress, known for Silent Night, Zombie Night (2009)
  • Cmdr Timothy Rexrode, American former Naval Commander of the USS Missouri (SSN-780), a Virginia-class attack submarine
  • Cecyle Osgood Rexrode, American producer
  • Stanley J. Rexrode (b. 1883), American Republican politician, Member of West Virginia State House of Delegates from Pocahontas County, 1935-36

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Jones, Henry Z. Palatine Families of New York 2 Volumes. Rockland, ME: Picton Press, 2001. Print. (ISBN 978-0961388829).
    2. Kneschke, Dr. Ernest Heinrich. Neues allgemeines Deutsches Adels-Lexicon 9 Volumes New General German Aristocracy Lexicon. Leipzig: Friedrich Voigt, 1859. Print.
    3. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    4. Nied, Edmund. Fraenkische Familiennamen urkundlich gesammelt und sprachlich gedeutet. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1933. Print.
    5. Hildenbrand, A.M. Wappenfibel. Handbuch der Heraldik. Neustadt an der Aisch: 1970. Print.
    6. Jones, George F. The Germans of Colonial Georgia 1733-1783 Revised edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0806311614).
    7. Tobler-Meyer, Wilhelm. Familiennamen der Ostschweiz. Zürich: 1894. Print.
    8. 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).
    9. Schenk, Trudy. Wuerttemberg Emigration Index Volume I-VIII. Salt Lake City: Ancestry Inc., 1986. Print.
    10. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    11. ...

    The Rexrode Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Rexrode 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 11 September 2016 at 11:49.

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