Rinehold History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Rinehold family

The surname Rinehold 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 Rinehold family

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

Rinehold 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 Rinehold family (pre 1700)

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

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Rinehold Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
  • Melchior Rinehold, who landed in Philadelphia in 1749


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