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Early Origins of the Rohe family

The surname Rohe was first found in Holland, where the name became noted for its many branches in the region, each house acquiring a status and influence which was envied by the princes of the region. The name was first recorded in South Holland, a province of Holland, the most crowded province of the Netherlands. The principal cities are Rotterdam, Leyden and Shiedam. Noted is the famed castle of Teilengen where Jacqueline of Bavaria is buried. In their later history the surname became a power unto themselves and were elevated to the ranks of nobility as they grew into this most influential family.

Early History of the Rohe family

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Rohe Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Roellchen, Roellch, Roel, Roellichs, Roels, Rohel, Rohels, Rohelichen, Roheles, Röhl, Röhllchen, Rollicken, Rollicken, Rollken and many more.

Early Notables of the Rohe family (pre 1700)

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Rohe Ranking

In the United States, the name Rohe is the 18,476th most popular surname with an estimated 2,487 people with that name. [1]

United States Rohe migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Rohe Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • John Rohe, who arrived in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pennsylvania in 1848 [2]
  • Lambert Rohe, aged 33, who landed in Missouri in 1848 [2]
  • C. Rohe, who settled in Baltimore in 1854
  • Anna Rohe, who settled in New York, NY in 1859
  • Caspar Rohe, who settled in New York, NY in 1867
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Contemporary Notables of the name Rohe (post 1700) +

  • George Anthony "Whitey" Rohe (1874-1957), American Major League Baseball infielder who played from 1901 to 1907
  • Ludwig Mies van der Rohe (1886-1969), German-born, American architect, best known for his designs of the Barcelona Pavilion, Farnsworth House, Seagram Building, New National Gallery, Toronto-Dominion Centre and Westmount Square
  • Philip Röhe (b. 1994), German footballer

  1. "What are the 5,000 Most Common Last Names in the U.S.?".,
  2. 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) on Facebook