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

Rothenburger Early Origins




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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Rothenburger Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Johannes Rothenburger, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1754

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Contemporary Notables of the name Rothenburger (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Rothenburger (post 1700)



  • Christa Luding- Rothenburger (b. 1959), née Rothenburger, a German two-time gold and silver medalist speed skater and track cyclist, active in the 1980s and 1990s; the only athlete to win Winter and Summer Olympic medals in the same year (1988)

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Rothenburger Family Crest Products


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Marcharn, Frederick George. A Constitutional History of Modern England 1485 to the Present. London: Harper and Brothers, 1960. Print.
    2. Papworth, J.W and A.W Morant. Ordinary of British Armorials. London: T.Richards, 1874. Print.
    3. Foster, Joseph. Dictionary of Heraldry Feudal Coats of Arms and Pedigrees. London: Bracken Books, 1989. Print. (ISBN 1-85170-309-8).
    4. Magnusson, Magnus. Chambers Biographical Dictionary 5th edition. Edinburgh: W & R Chambers, 1990. Print.
    5. Holt, J.C. Ed. Domesday Studies. Woodbridge: Boydell, 1987. Print. (ISBN 0-85115-477-8).
    6. Bullock, L.G. Historical Map of England and Wales. Edinburgh: Bartholomew and Son, 1971. Print.
    7. 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.
    8. Burke, John Bernard Ed. The Roll of Battle Abbey. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    9. Lennard, Reginald. Rural England 1086-1135 A Study of Social and Agrarian Conditions. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1959. Print.
    10. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
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    The Rothenburger Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Rothenburger 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 30 May 2016 at 07:38.

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