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Roloff History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms



Early Origins of the Roloff family


The surname Roloff 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 North Holland, a province of the Netherlands. The principal cities are Amsterdam, Haarlem and Hilversum. It was the seat of the old Counts of Holland. Seat of one of the oldest families is Brederode Castle near Haarlem. There are many old and quaint towns in the province. including Medemblik, Enkhuizen, Hoorn, Edam, and Monnikendam. 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 Roloff family


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Roloff Spelling Variations


Spelling variations of this family name include: Roloff, Rolof, Roleff, Rolef and others.

Early Notables of the Roloff family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Roloff family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Roloff Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Arndt Roloff, who settled in Springfield, Massachusetts in 1777
  • Arnd Roloff, who settled in America in 1777
  • Arnd Roloff, who arrived in America in 1777 [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)

Roloff Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Felix Roloff, who arrived in Maryland in 1820 [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)
  • Conrad Christian Julius Roloff, who arrived in America in 1849
  • Augusta Roloff, who settled in New York, NY in 1868
  • Charles Roloff, who settled in Illinois in 1879
  • Danial Roloff, who settled in Boston in 1898

Roloff Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Gottlieb Roloff, who landed in America in 1901 [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)
  • Isreal Roloff, aged 2, who arrived in America in 1901 [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 Roloff, aged 6, who landed in New York, NY in 1901 [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)
  • Lydia Roloff, aged 9, who arrived in America in 1901 [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)
  • Magdalena Roloff, aged 34, who landed in America in 1901 [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)
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Contemporary Notables of the name Roloff (post 1700)


  • Brian Roloff (b. 1986), American professional ice hockey forward
  • Stefan Roloff (b. 1953), German-born, American painter, video artist and filmmaker
  • Lester Leo Roloff (1914-1982), American fundamental Independent Baptist preacher
  • Matthew James Roloff (b. 1961), American actor, author, farmer, business entrepreneur, and motivational speaker, best known for his role in the TLC reality television program, Little People, Big World
  • Timothy E. Roloff, American Libertarian politician, Candidate for U.S. Representative from California 5th District, 2002 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, January 12) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Robert W. Roloff, American politician, Burgess of St. Marys, Pennsylvania, 1927 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, January 12) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Emil Roloff, American Republican politician, Candidate in primary for Iowa State Senate 6th District, 1970 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, January 12) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Charles Roloff, American politician, U.S. Vice Consul in Amapala, 1884 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, January 12) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Carlos Roloff (1842-1907), Cuban general and liberation activist
  • Carola Roloff (b. 1959), German Buddhist nun
  • ... (Another 2 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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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)
  2. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, January 12) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

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