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Rothenberger History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms



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



Migration of the Rothenberger family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Rothenberger Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Peter Rothenberger, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1750 [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)

Rothenberger Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • John W Rothenberger, who landed in Arkansas in 1893 [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)
  • Mr Philip Rothenberger, aged 30, who emigrated to the United States, in 1894
  • Karoline Rothenberger, aged 23, who settled in America from Frendenthal, in 1899

Rothenberger Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Magda Rothenberger, aged 30, who landed in America, in 1901
  • Emerzine Rothenberger, aged 8, who emigrated to the United States, in 1901
  • Karl Rothenberger, aged 35, who landed in America, in 1901
  • Rudolf Rothenberger, who settled in America, in 1901
  • Willy Rothenberger, aged 26, who landed in America from Berlin, Germany, in 1908
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Contemporary Notables of the name Rothenberger (post 1700)


  • Henry Rothenberger, American Republican politician, Postmaster at Hamburg, Pennsylvania, 1882-85 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 10) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Alvin K. Rothenberger, American Republican politician, Alternate Delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1944 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 10) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Curt Ferdinand Rothenberger (1896-1959), German jurist
  • Gonnelien Rothenberger (b. 1968), Dutch silver medalist equestrian at the 1996 Summer Olympics
  • Sven Günther Rothenberger (b. 1966), German-born, silver and bronze medalist equestrian
  • Anneliese Rothenberger (1926-2010), German operatic lyric soprano

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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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