Rohlfing History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Rohlfing family

The surname Rohlfing was first found in Saxony, where the name came from humble beginnings but gained a significant reputation for its contribution to the emerging mediaeval society. They later became more prominent as many branches of the same house acquired distant estates, some in foreign countries, and always elevating their social status by their great contributions to society.

Early History of the Rohlfing family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Rohlfing research. Another 208 words (15 lines of text) covering the years 1771, 1817, 1671, 1735, 1731, 1795, 1837 and 1837 are included under the topic Early Rohlfing History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Rohlfing Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Rudolph, Rudloff (Thuringia, Saxony, Silesia), Rodloff (northern Germany), Rudolpher (southern Germany), Rudolphi (Brunswick), Rudolf, Rudolfi, Ruddolf, Ruddolph, Ruddolfi, Ruddolphi, Rudolff, Rudloff and many more.

Early Notables of the Rohlfing family (pre 1700)

Prominent bearers of the family name Rohlfing at this time were Louis Rudolph, Duke of Brunswick-Lüneburg (1671-1735) who ruled over the Wolfenbüttel subdivision of the duchy from 1731 until his death; Carl Ludwig von Rudolphi...
Another 34 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Rohlfing Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.


United States Rohlfing migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Rohlfing Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Henry Rohlfing, aged 19, who landed in Missouri in 1848 [1]
  • Gottlier Rohlfing, aged 22, who arrived in Missouri in 1849 [1]
  • Frederick L Rohlfing, who landed in Colorado in 1880 [1]


  1. ^ 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)


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