Rhinehart History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Rhinehart family

The surname Rhinehart 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 Rhinehart family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Rhinehart 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 Rhinehart History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Rhinehart 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 Rhinehart family (pre 1700)

Prominent bearers of the family name Rhinehart 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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United States Rhinehart migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Rhinehart Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
  • Valentine Rhinehart, who landed in New York in 1762 [1]
  • Henry Rhinehart, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1764 [1]
  • John Rhinehart, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1765 [1]
  • George Rhinehart, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1765 [1]

Contemporary Notables of the name Rhinehart (post 1700) +

  • Chris Rhinehart, American game developer and co-founder of Human Head Studios
  • William "Bill" Curtis Rhinehart (b. 1984), American Minor League Baseball first baseman
  • Jacoby "Coby" Rhinehart (b. 1977), American-born, Canadian former professional CFL football player
  • Luke Rhinehart (b. 1932), pen name of the American author George Cockcroft
  • Forrest Rhinehart Immer (b. 1899), plant geneticist and author
  • Rhinehart F. Roth, American politician, U.S. Attorney for the 4th District of Alaska Territory, 1914-21 [2]

  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  2. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 13) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

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