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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.

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 [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)

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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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Rothenberg Family Crest Products




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Citations


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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)

Other References

  1. Leeson, Francis L. Dictionary of British Peerages. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-1121-5).
  2. Hitching, F.K and S. Hitching. References to English Surnames in 1601-1602. Walton On Thames: 1910. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0181-3).
  3. Humble, Richard. The Fall of Saxon England. New York: Barnes and Noble, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-88029-987-8).
  4. Elster, Robert J. International Who's Who. London: Europa/Routledge. Print.
  5. Hanks, Hodges, Mills and Room. The Oxford Names Companion. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-19-860561-7).
  6. Foster, Joseph. Dictionary of Heraldry Feudal Coats of Arms and Pedigrees. London: Bracken Books, 1989. Print. (ISBN 1-85170-309-8).
  7. Shirley, Evelyn Philip. Noble and Gentle Men of England Or Notes Touching The Arms and Descendants of the Ancient Knightley and Gentle Houses of England Arranged in their Respective Counties 3rd Edition. Westminster: John Bowyer Nichols and Sons, 1866. Print.
  8. Burke, Sir Bernard. Burke's Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Landed Gentry: Including American Families with British Ancestry. (2 Volumes). London: Burke Publishing, 1939. Print.
  9. Bede, The Venerable. Historia Ecclesiatica Gentis Anglorum (The Ecclesiastical History Of the English People). Available through Internet Medieval Sourcebook the Fordham University Centre for Medieval Studies. Print.
  10. Sanders, Joanne McRee Edition. English Settlers in Barbados 1637-1800. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
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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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