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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.

Rothenberg Early Origins




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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



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

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Contemporary Notables of the name Rothenberg (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Rothenberg (post 1700)



  • Yvonne Rothenberg, American Democrat politician, Candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 25th District, 1998
  • Paul W. Rothenberg, American Republican politician, Delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 1936, 1940
  • Martin E. Rothenberg, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 1956
  • Laraine Rothenberg, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 2004
  • Joseph Rothenberg, American politician, Candidate for U.S. Representative from New York 11th District, 1976
  • Jo Rothenberg, American politician, Socialist Workers Candidate for U.S. Representative from Minnesota 4th District, 1992

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Rothenberg Family Crest Products


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Hitching, F.K and S. Hitching. References to English Surnames in 1601-1602. Walton On Thames: 1910. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0181-3).
    2. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin . Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
    3. Holt, J.C. Ed. Domesday Studies. Woodbridge: Boydell, 1987. Print. (ISBN 0-85115-477-8).
    4. Dunkling, Leslie. Dictionary of Surnames. Toronto: Collins, 1998. Print. (ISBN 0004720598).
    5. Thirsk, Joan. The Agrarian History of England and Wales. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press: 7 Volumes. Print.
    6. Humble, Richard. The Fall of Saxon England. New York: Barnes and Noble, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-88029-987-8).
    7. Magnusson, Magnus. Chambers Biographical Dictionary 5th edition. Edinburgh: W & R Chambers, 1990. Print.
    8. Crispin, M. Jackson and Leonce Mary. Falaise Roll Recording Prominent Companions of William Duke of Normandy at the Conquest of England. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    9. Cook, Chris. English Historical Facts 1603-1688. London: MacMillan, 1980. Print.
    10. Reaney P.H and R.M. Wilson. A Dictionary of English Surnames. London: Routledge, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-415-05737-X).
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    The Rothenberg Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Rothenberg 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 10 November 2015 at 08:59.

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