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Rohlfs History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms



Early Origins of the Rohlfs family


The surname Rohlfs 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 Rohlfs family


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Another 415 words (30 lines of text) covering the years 1771, 1817, 1671, 1735, 1731, 1795, 1837 and 1837 are included under the topic Early Rohlfs History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Rohlfs 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 Rohlfs family (pre 1700)


Prominent bearers of the family name Rohlfs 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...
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Migration of the Rohlfs family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Rohlfs Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Mathias J Rohlfs, who landed in Iowa in 1847 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    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)
  • Johann Harms Rohlfs, who arrived in Iowa in 1884 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    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)

Rohlfs Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Hein. N. Rohlfs, who landed in America, in 1903
  • Emanuel Rohlfs, aged 63, who emigrated to the United States from Norderstapel, Germany, in 1909
  • Harry Rohlfs, aged 32, who emigrated to the United States, in 1909
  • Maria Rohlfs, aged 48, who settled in America from Hamburg, Germany, in 1910
  • Diedrich Rohlfs, aged 17, who landed in America from Bremen, Germany, in 1911
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Contemporary Notables of the name Rohlfs (post 1700)


  • Roland Rohlfs (1892-1974), American test pilot, two-time world speed record holder
  • Sterling Rohlfs (1887-1928), American test pilot
  • Charles Rohlfs (1853-1936), American actor and furniture artist
  • Ewald Rohlfs (1911-1984), German test pilot who made the first flight of a helicopter, the Focke-Wulf Fw 61
  • Kristen Rohlfs (b. 1929), German astro-physicist, former professor at the University of Bochum
  • Nicolaus Rohlfs, German astronomer of the 18th century
  • Gerhard Rohlfs (1892-1986), German ling Uist, researcher of Italian and other Romance languages
  • Friedrich Gerhard Rohlfs (1831-1896), German explorer of Africa
  • Christian Rohlfs (1849-1938), German painter

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  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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