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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.

Rothenberger 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:

Rothenberger Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Peter Rothenberger, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1750

Rothenberger Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • John W Rothenberger, who landed in Arkansas in 1893
  • 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.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Rothenberger (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Rothenberger (post 1700)



  • Henry Rothenberger, American Republican politician, Postmaster at Hamburg, Pennsylvania, 1882-85
  • Alvin K. Rothenberger, American Republican politician, Alternate Delegate to Republican National Convention from Pennsylvania, 1944
  • Curt Ferdinand Rothenberger (1896-1959), German jurist
  • Gonnelien Rothenberger (b. 1968), Dutch silver medalist equestrian at the 1996 Summer Olympics
  • Sven GŁnther Rothenberger (b. 1966), German-born, silver and bronze medalist equestrian
  • Anneliese Rothenberger (1926-2010), German operatic lyric soprano

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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. Humble, Richard. The Fall of Saxon England. New York: Barnes and Noble, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-88029-987-8).
    3. Papworth, J.W and A.W Morant. Ordinary of British Armorials. London: T.Richards, 1874. Print.
    4. Chadwick, Nora Kershaw and J.X.W.P Corcoran. The Celts. London: Penguin, 1790. Print. (ISBN 0140212116).
    5. Cook, Chris. English Historical Facts 1603-1688. London: MacMillan, 1980. Print.
    6. Hinde, Thomas Ed. The Domesday Book England's Heritage Then and Now. Surrey: Colour Library Books, 1995. Print. (ISBN 1-85833-440-3).
    7. Lennard, Reginald. Rural England 1086-1135 A Study of Social and Agrarian Conditions. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1959. Print.
    8. Markale, J. Celtic Civilization. London: Gordon & Cremonesi, 1976. Print.
    9. Magnusson, Magnus. Chambers Biographical Dictionary 5th edition. Edinburgh: W & R Chambers, 1990. Print.
    10. Marcharn, Frederick George. A Constitutional History of Modern England 1485 to the Present. London: Harper and Brothers, 1960. Print.
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    The Rothenberger Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Rothenberger 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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