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Multiple Origins for the Surname Rohde


German


The surname Rohde is derived from one of several places in Germany named Roden. Surnames were often derived from the place where the initial bearer once lived or held land. Often after a person had moved, the name would be used to indicate where a person had come from.

Rohde Early Origins



The surname Rohde was first found in Prussia, and various parts of the Holy Roman Empire. One of the earliest recorded instances of the name dates back to 1289 when Jacob dictus (called) Rode was a Chorister in the city of Worms, Rhineland-Palatinate.

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Rohde Spelling Variations


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Rohde Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Rohde, Roden, Rohden and others.

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Rohde Early History


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Rohde Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Rohde research. Another 153 words (11 lines of text) covering the years 1437, 1590, 1627, 1692, 1736, 1783, and 1790 are included under the topic Early Rohde History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Rohde Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Rohde Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 21 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Rohde 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:

Rohde Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Friedrich Rohde, who arrived in America in 1783

Rohde Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Joh Bernh Conr Rohde, aged 31, arrived in America in 1814
  • Meta Rohde, who landed in North America in 1832-1849
  • Os twald Rohde, aged 33, arrived in New Orleans, La in 1845
  • Christian Rohde, aged 44, arrived in America in 1846
  • Jacob Rohde, who landed in New York, NY in 1850
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Rohde Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century

  • Johannes Rohde, aged 4, arrived in Quebec in 1868
  • Johannus Rohde, aged 27, landed in Quebec in 1868
  • Maria Rohde, aged 5, arrived in Quebec in 1868

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Contemporary Notables of the name Rohde (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Rohde (post 1700)



  • Michael Rohde (b. 1959), American chess grandmaster
  • Gilbert Rohde (1894-1944), American furniture designer, known for his American modernism designs
  • David N. Rohde (b. 1948), American Sculptor
  • David Stephenson Rohde (b. 1967), American two-time Pulitzer Prize winning journalist, kidnapped by members of the Taliban in November 2008, but managed to escape in June 2009
  • Steffen Rohde, American professor of Mathematics at the University of Washington
  • Helmut Rohde (1925-2016), German politician, Federal Minister of Education and Science (1974-1978)
  • Lothar Rohde, German businessman, co-founder of Rohde & Schwarz in 1933
  • Klaus Rohde (b. 1932), German biologist at the University of New England (UNE), Australia
  • Michael Rohde (1782-1812), German botanist
  • Hans Rohde (1914-1979), German football defender and midfielder, he earned 25 caps for Germany
  • ... (Another 8 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    2. Zoder, Rudolf. Familiennamen in Ostfalen. Hildesheim: Geog Olms Verlagsbuchhandlung, 1968. Print.
    3. Oswald, G. Lexicon der Heraldik. Leipzig: 1984. Print.
    4. Weis, Frederick Lewis, Walter Lee Sheppard and David Faris. Ancestral Roots of Sixty Colonists Who Came to New England Between 1623 and 1650 7th Edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0806313676).
    5. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    6. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    7. 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).
    8. Steed, Henry Wickham . The Hapsburg Monarchy. London: Constable and Company, 1919. Print.
    9. Bahlow, Hans. Mecklenburgisches Namenbüchlein Ein Führer durch Mecklenburgs Familiennamen. Rostock: Carl Hinstorffs Verlag, 1932. Print.
    10. Tobler-Meyer, Wilhelm. Familiennamen der Ostschweiz. Zürich: 1894. Print.
    11. ...

    The Rohde Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Rohde 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 9 January 2017 at 09:15.

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