× Home
×

Family Crest and History Search
House of Names
FREE SHIPPING on orders of $85 or more
An excerpt from www.HouseOfNames.com archives copyright © 2000 - 2016


The Rhett surname is an Americanized form of the Dutch de Raedt, which comes from the Middle Dutch word "raet," which means "advice."

Rhett Early Origins



The surname Rhett was first found in East Flanders, a province in present day Belgium, bordering on the Netherlands.

Close

Rhett Spelling Variations


Expand

Rhett Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Raet, Raete, Raetes, Raett, Raetts, Raette, Raets, Raetz, de Raet, van Raet, van der Raet and many more.

Close

Rhett Early History


Expand

Rhett Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Rhett research. Another 199 words (14 lines of text) covering the years 1416, 1753, 1696, 1814, 1825, 1844, 1666 and 1722 are included under the topic Early Rhett History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Close

Rhett Early Notables (pre 1700)


Expand

Rhett Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 25 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Rhett Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Close

The Great Migration


Expand

The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Rhett Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • George Rhett, who landed in Carolina in 1671

Rhett Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • William Rhett, who arrived in South Carolina in 1719

Close

Contemporary Notables of the name Rhett (post 1700)


Expand

Contemporary Notables of the name Rhett (post 1700)



  • Robert Rhett (1800-1876), American secessionist politician from South Carolina (1861-1862), U.S. Senator from South Carolina (1850-1852), Attorney General of South Carolina (1832-1837)
  • Errict Rhett (b. 1970), American professional NFL football player
  • Cecily Rhett, American film editor
  • Alicia Rhett (1915-2014), American portrait painter and actress, best known for her role as India Wilkes in Gone with the Wind

Close

Rhett Family Crest Products


Expand

Rhett Family Crest Products




Close

See Also


Expand

See Also




Close

Citations


Expand

Citations



    Other References

    1. De Amicis, Edmondo and Helen Zimmern. Holland. Philadelphia: Porter & Coates, 1894. Print.
    2. Zoder, Rudolf. Familiennamen in Ostfalen. Hildesheim: Geog Olms Verlagsbuchhandlung, 1968. Print.
    3. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    4. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    5. Tapper, Michael Ed. Immigrants to the Middle Colonies A Consolidation of Ship Passenger Lists and Associated Data from The New York Genealogical Biographical Record. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    6. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmachers Wappenbuch. München: 1975. Print.
    7. Haverkamp, Alfred. Medieval Germany 1056-1273 2nd edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print.
    8. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    9. Swierenga, Robert P. Compiler Dutch Emigrant to the United State, South Africa, South America and Southeast Asia 1835-1880 An Alphabetical Listing by Househould Heads and Independent Persons. Wilmington, DE: Scholary Resources, 1983. Print.
    10. Kneschke, Dr. Ernest Heinrich. Neues allgemeines Deutsches Adels-Lexicon 9 Volumes New General German Aristocracy Lexicon. Leipzig: Friedrich Voigt, 1859. Print.
    11. ...

    The Rhett Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Rhett 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 3 February 2014 at 15:20.

    Sign Up

      


    FREE SHIPPING on orders of $85 or more
    House of Names on Facebook
    Follow Houseofnames on Twitter
    Houseofnames on Pinterest