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Rothenberg History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms


Origins Available: German, Jewish


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

Early Origins of the Rothenberg family



Migration of the Rothenberg family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Rothenberg Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Peter Rothenberg, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1772 [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)

Contemporary Notables of the name Rothenberg (post 1700)


  • Yvonne Rothenberg, American Democrat politician, Candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 25th District, 1998 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 10) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Paul W. Rothenberg, American Republican politician, Delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 1936, 1940 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 10) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Martin E. Rothenberg, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 1956 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 10) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Laraine Rothenberg, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 2004 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 10) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Joseph Rothenberg, American politician, Candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 11th District, 1976 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 10) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Jo Rothenberg, American politician, Socialist Workers Candidate for U.S. Representative from Minnesota 4th District, 1992 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 10) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

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Citations


  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 2015, November 10) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

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