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The surname Rothberg is a habitation name, from the broad category of hereditary surnames, which are derived from place names. In this case, the surname Rothberg is derived from any of a number of places so called in Germany. The name Rothberg 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.

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Contemporary Notables of the name Rothberg (post 1700)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Rothberg (post 1700)


  • Leon Rothberg, American Republican politician, Alternate Delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1964 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 10) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

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  1. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 10) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

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