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The roots of the surname Rhue come from the Old English term "raw," meaning "row"; the surname indicates a "dweller in the row of houses or in the street."

Rhue Early Origins



The surname Rhue was first found in the county of Cornwall; the first known bearer of the name was Robert ate Rewe, who appears in records dated 1297. There is also a parish called Rewe, located in Devon; this parish was mentioned in the Domesday Book of 1086.

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Rhue Spelling Variations


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Rhue Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Rew, Rewe, Rue, Rowe, Rhue, Rhew, Rhewe and others.

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Rhue Early History


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Rhue Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Rhue research. Another 187 words (13 lines of text) covering the years 1297, 1327, 1492, 1650, 1858 and 1929 are included under the topic Early Rhue History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Rhue Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Rhue Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 28 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Rhue 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:

Rhue Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Frank A. Rhue, aged 58, who arrived in New York in 1909 aboard the ship "Prince George" from St. George, Bermuda [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JXYV-7P2 : 6 December 2014), Frank A. Rhue, 04 May 1909; citing departure port St. George, Bermuda, arrival port New York, ship name Prince George, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).

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Contemporary Notables of the name Rhue (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Rhue (post 1700)



  • Walter K. Rhue, American politician, Mayor of Allentown, Pennsylvania, 1886-88

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Rhue Family Crest Products


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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JXYV-7P2 : 6 December 2014), Frank A. Rhue, 04 May 1909; citing departure port St. George, Bermuda, arrival port New York, ship name Prince George, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).

Other References

  1. Lennard, Reginald. Rural England 1086-1135 A Study of Social and Agrarian Conditions. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1959. Print.
  2. MacAulay, Thomas Babington. History of England from the Accession of James the Second 4 volumes. New York: Harper and Brothers, 1879. Print.
  3. Shirley, Evelyn Philip. Noble and Gentle Men of England Or Notes Touching The Arms and Descendants of the Ancient Knightley and Gentle Houses of England Arranged in their Respective Counties 3rd Edition. Westminster: John Bowyer Nichols and Sons, 1866. Print.
  4. Humble, Richard. The Fall of Saxon England. New York: Barnes and Noble, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-88029-987-8).
  5. Elster, Robert J. International Who's Who. London: Europa/Routledge. Print.
  6. Burke, Sir Bernard. General Armory Of England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today. Print.
  7. Hanks, Hodges, Mills and Room. The Oxford Names Companion. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-19-860561-7).
  8. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
  9. Papworth, J.W and A.W Morant. Ordinary of British Armorials. London: T.Richards, 1874. Print.
  10. Leeson, Francis L. Dictionary of British Peerages. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-1121-5).
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The Rhue Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Rhue 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 12 December 2016 at 16:06.

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