Rothschild History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Rothschild family

The surname Rothschild was first found in Brunswick, where the name was anciently associated with the tribal conflicts of the area. They declared allegiances to many nobles and princes of early history, lending their influence in struggles for power and status within the region. They branched into many houses, and their contributions were sought by many leaders in their search for power.

Early History of the Rothschild family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Rothschild research. Another 90 words (6 lines of text) covering the year 1715 is included under the topic Early Rothschild History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Rothschild Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Rothstein, Rothenstein, Rothmaler, Rothenmaler, Roddenstein, Rodenmaler, Rodstein, Rotstein, Rochstein, Roytenstein, Roitenstein, Roitstein, Rojtenstein, Reitenstein, Ruttenstein, Ruthstein, Routenstein and many more.

Early Notables of the Rothschild family (pre 1700)

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United States Rothschild migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Rothschild Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Caroline Rothschild, aged 26, who arrived in New York, NY in 1848 [1]
  • Leopold Rothschild, aged 18, who arrived in New York, NY in 1848 [1]
  • Ressa Rothschild, aged 34, who landed in New York, NY in 1848 [1]
  • Samuel Rothschild, who arrived in New Jersey in 1854 [1]
  • Care Rothschild, aged 19, who landed in New York in 1854 [1]
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)
Rothschild Settlers in United States in the 20th Century
  • Max Rothschild, who arrived in Mississippi in 1901 [1]

Contemporary Notables of the name Rothschild (post 1700) +

  • V. Henry II Rothschild (1908-1991), American Democrat politician, Candidate for Presidential Elector for New York, 1956; Candidate for Justice of New York Supreme Court 9th District, 1959 [2]
  • Samuel Rothschild (b. 1879), American Republican politician, Delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1936 [2]
  • Matthew Rothschild, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 2004 [2]
  • Joseph Rothschild, American Democrat politician, Alternate Delegate to Democratic National Convention from California, 1916 [2]
  • Jonathan Rothschild, American politician, Mayor of Tucson, Arizona, 2013 [2]
  • Herb Rothschild, American Democrat politician, Candidate for U.S. Representative from Louisiana 6th District, 1984 [2]
  • George W. Rothschild (1916-1996), American politician, Circuit Judge in Illinois, 1983-95 [2]
  • Beryl E. Rothschild (b. 1929), American Republican politician, Candidate for U.S. Representative from Ohio 11th District, 1992; Mayor of University Heights, Ohio, 2004; Delegate to Republican National Convention from Ohio, 2004 [2]
  • Meyer Amschel Rothschild (1743-1812), founder of the Rothschild family banking empire
  • Mrs. Hannah Mary Rothschild C.B.E. (b. 1962), British Writer and Filmmaker, Business Woman and Philanthropist, was appointed Commander of the Order of the British Empire on 8th June 2018, for services to the Arts and to charity [3]
  • ... (Another 9 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

RMS Titanic
  • Mrs. Elizabeth Jane Anne Rothschild, (née Barrett), aged 54, American First Class passenger from New York City, New York who sailed aboard the RMS Titanic and survived the sinking escaping in life boat 6 [4]
  • Mr. Martin Rothschild (d. 1912), aged 46, American First Class passenger from New York City, New York who sailed aboard the RMS Titanic and died in the sinking [4]


  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
  3. ^ "Birthday and New Year Honours Lists (1940 to 2019)." Issue 62507, 28 December 2018 | London Gazette, The Gazette, Dec. 2018, www.thegazette.co.uk/honours-lists
  4. ^ Titanic Passenger List - Titanic Facts. (Retrieved 2016, July 13) . Retrieved from http://www.titanicfacts.net/titanic-passenger-list.html


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