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Roetman Early Origins



The surname Roetman was first found in Thuringia, where the family was known for its contributions to the prosperity and culture of the emerging feudal society. The family branched into numerous houses, many of which acquired estates and manors throughout the surrounding regions.

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Roetman Spelling Variations


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Roetman Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Roetman, Roetmann, Roedl, Roet and others.

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Roetman Early History


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Roetman Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Roetman research. Another 153 words (11 lines of text) covering the years 1790 and 1791 are included under the topic Early Roetman History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Roetman Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Roetman Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Roetman 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:

Roetman Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Seliz Roetman, aged 50, originally from Laslaw, arrived in New York in 1907 aboard the ship "Potsdam" from Rotterdam, Netherlands [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JXNG-ZYM : 6 December 2014), Seliz Roetman, 16 May 1907; citing departure port Rotterdam, arrival port New York, ship name Potsdam, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  • Schearne Roetman, aged 50, originally from Janospol Wolhj, Russia, arrived in New York in 1909 aboard the ship "Volturno" from Rotterdam, Netherlands [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JXYM-12D : 6 December 2014), Schearne Roetman, 04 Apr 1909; citing departure port Rotterdam, arrival port New York, ship name Volturno, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  • Lieving Roetman, aged 40, originally from Schiedam, Holland, arrived in New York in 1919 aboard the ship "Nieuw Amsterdam" from Rotterdam, Netherlands [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J67Z-32L : 6 December 2014), Lieving Roetman, 04 Nov 1919; citing departure port Rotterdam, arrival port New York, ship name Nieuw Amsterdam, 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 Roetman (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Roetman (post 1700)



  • Elizabeth Roetman, American author, known for her book Straight From the Horse’s Mouth: Hopkins, Hidalgo, and Hollywood

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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:JXNG-ZYM : 6 December 2014), Seliz Roetman, 16 May 1907; citing departure port Rotterdam, arrival port New York, ship name Potsdam, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  2. ^ "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JXYM-12D : 6 December 2014), Schearne Roetman, 04 Apr 1909; citing departure port Rotterdam, arrival port New York, ship name Volturno, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  3. ^ "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J67Z-32L : 6 December 2014), Lieving Roetman, 04 Nov 1919; citing departure port Rotterdam, arrival port New York, ship name Nieuw Amsterdam, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).

Other References

  1. Fogleman, Aaron Spencer. Journeys German Immigration, Settlement and Political Culture in Colonial America 1717-1775. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1986. Print. (ISBN 978-0812215489).
  2. Rupp, Daniel L. A Collection of Upwards of Thirty Thousand Names of German, Swiss, Dutch, French and Other Immigrants to Pennsylvania from 1727 to 1776. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 2000. Print. (ISBN 978-0806303024).
  3. Bahlow, Hans. Deutschlands geographische Namenwelt Etymologisches Lexikon der Fluss- und Ortsnamen alteuropaischer Herkunft. Frankfurt: Suhrkamp, 1985. Print.
  4. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
  5. Garland, Mary and Henry Garland Editions. Oxford Companion To German Literature 3rd Edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1997. Print. (ISBN 0198158963).
  6. Preuss, Otto. Die Lippischen Familiennamen mit Berücksichtigung der Ortsnamen. Detmold: Meyer'sche Hofbuchh, 1887. Print.
  7. Zoder, Rudolf. Familiennamen in Ostfalen. Hildesheim: Geog Olms Verlagsbuchhandlung, 1968. Print.
  8. Schenk, Trudy. Wuerttemberg Emigration Index Volume I-VIII. Salt Lake City: Ancestry Inc., 1986. Print.
  9. Karlsruhe. Badisches Generallandesarchiv Baden Emigration lists 1866-1911. Salt Lake City: Microfilm of Card Index by the Genealogical Society of Utah. Print.
  10. Gottschald, Max. Deutsche Namenkunde unsere Familiennamen nach ihrer Entstehung und Bedeutung. München: J.F. Lehmanns Verlag, 1932. Print.
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The Roetman Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Roetman 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.

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