Rhinehardt History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
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Early Origins of the Rhinehardt family
The surname Rhinehardt was first found in Saxony, where the name emerged in mediaeval times as one of the notable families of the region. Chronilces first mention meister Reynolt of Stralsburg in 1303 and Ernst Reinolt of Glatz in 1532. The oldest form of the name is "Reginold," which meant literally "clever in council." The ending -old changed to -hold during the 16th century. From the 13th century the surname was identified with the great social and economic evolution which made this territory a landmark contributor to the development of the nation.
Early History of the Rhinehardt family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Rhinehardt research. Another 119 words (8 lines of text) covering the years 1741, 1790, 1511, 1553, 1690, 1751, 1737, 1815, 1758 and 1823 are included under the topic Early Rhinehardt History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Rhinehardt Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Reinhold, Reinholdt, Reinholt, Reinolt, Reinold, Reinolds, Rainolt, Rainold, Rheinhold, Rheinholdt, Rheinholt, Rhinehold, Rhineholdt, Rhinehold, Rinehold, Reinholtz and many more.
Early Notables of the Rhinehardt family (pre 1700)
Prominent bearers of the family name Rhinehardt at this time were Erasmus Reinhold (1511-1553), German astronomer and mathematician, eponym of the lunar crater.
Thomas Reinhold (1690-1751), was a German singer, son of the Archbishop of Dresden and his son, Charles Frederick...
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Migration of the Rhinehardt family
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: J. Georg Reinhold, who sailed to America in 1709. Among the many other settlers to follow this first immigrant were: Jacob Reinholtz, who sailed to Philadelphia in 1749.
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