Roten History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
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The surname Roten is a habitation name, from the broad category of hereditary surnames, which are derived from place names. In this case, the surname Roten is derived from any of a number of places so called in Germany. The name Roten derives from the Yiddish royt, which means red, and the German word berg, which means hill. This was an ornamental surname for someone who lived near the red hill.
In the United States, the name Roten is the 12,962nd most popular surname with an estimated 2,487 people with that name.