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Rommel Early Origins



The surname Rommel was first found in Bavaria, where the name was anciently associated with the tribal conflicts of the area. They declared allegiances to many nobles and princes of early history, lending their influence in struggles for power and status within the region. They branched into many houses, and their contributions were sought by many leaders in their search for power.

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Rommel Spelling Variations


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Rommel Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Rummel, Rommel, Rumel, Rummell, Rommell, Rommell and many more.

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Rommel Early History


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Rommel Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Rommel research. Another 175 words (12 lines of text) covering the years 1539, 1705, 1751, and 1828 are included under the topic Early Rommel History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Rommel Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Rommel Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Rommel 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:

Rommel Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Johan Yerick Rommel, aged 50, landed in Pennsylvania in 1748
  • Valentine Rommel, aged 22, arrived in Pennsylvania in 1748
  • Gottfried Rommel, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1749
  • Christoph Rommel, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1749
  • Christian Rommel, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1774

Rommel Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Carl Rommel, who arrived in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1819
  • Friedrich Rommel, who landed in America in 1847
  • Augusta Rommel, who landed in New York, NY in 1850
  • Michael Rommel, who landed in America in 1853
  • Jakob Rommel, who arrived in America in 1860
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Rommel Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century

  • Margareta Rommel, who arrived in Canada in 1851
  • Zacharias Rommel, who landed in Canada in 1852

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Contemporary Notables of the name Rommel (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Rommel (post 1700)



  • John Rommel (b. 1958), American classical trumpeter and professor at the Indiana University Jacobs School of Music
  • Edwin Americus "Eddie" Rommel (1897-1970), American right-handed pitcher and umpire who played from 1920 to 1932 for the Philadelphia Athletics
  • Manfred Rommel Hon. CBE (b. 1928), German politician, Lord Mayor of Stuttgart (1974 to 1996), son of Erwin Rommel
  • Frank Rommel (b. 1984), German gold, two-time silver and bronze medalist skeleton racer
  • Erwin Johannes Eugen Rommel (1891-1944), nicknamed the "Desert Fox," one of the most distinguished German field marshals of World War II and a highly decorated officer in World War I
  • Juliusz Karol Wilhelm Józef Rómmel (1881-1967), Polish military commander and a general of the Polish Army

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmachers Wappenbuch. München, Battenberg: 1975. Print.
    2. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    3. Tarneller, Josef. Zur Namenkunde Tirolen Familiennamen. Bozen: Buchhandlung, 1923. Print.
    4. Tobler-Meyer, Wilhelm. Familiennamen der Ostschweiz. Zürich: 1894. Print.
    5. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    6. Karlsruhe. Badisches Generallandesarchiv Baden Emigration lists 1866-1911. Salt Lake City: Microfilm of Card Index by the Genealogical Society of Utah. Print.
    7. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
    8. Bahlow, Hans (Edda Gentry trns). Dictionary of German Names . Madison, Wisconsin: Max Kade Institute, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-924119-35-7).
    9. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmacher's Grosses Wappenbuch 35 Volumes. Germany: Bauer & Raspe. Print.
    10. Neubecker, Ottfried. Wappen-Bilder-Lexikon der bürgerlichen Geschlechter Deutschlands, Oesterreichs und der Schweiz. Battenberg, München: 1985. Print.
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    The Rommel Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Rommel 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 7 July 2014 at 12:04.

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