Rothstein History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Rothstein family

The surname Rothstein 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 Rothstein family

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Rothstein 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 Rothstein family (pre 1700)

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Rothstein Ranking

In the United States, the name Rothstein is the 7,248th most popular surname with an estimated 4,974 people with that name. [1]


United States Rothstein migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Rothstein Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • G. Rothstein, who arrived at the port of Baltimore in 1834
  • F. E. Rothstein, who arrived in New York city in 1843
  • Axel Victor Rothstein, who arrived in California in 1851
  • William Rothstein, who arrived in New York from Bremen in 1853

Contemporary Notables of the name Rothstein (post 1700) +

  • Ron Rothstein (b. 1942), American professional basketball coach and former college basketball player
  • Arthur Rothstein (1915-1985), Jewish American photographer
  • Edward Rothstein, American music critic and composer
  • Debbie Rothstein, American voice actor
  • Arnold Rothstein (1883-1928), American gambler, accused of being the mastermind behind the 'fixing' of the 1919 baseball World Series
  • Stephan Rothstein, American Libertarian politician, Candidate for U.S. Representative from Texas 28th District, 1994 [2]
  • Scott Rothstein, American Republican politician, Delegate to Republican National Convention from Florida, 2008 [2]
  • John C. Rothstein, American Republican politician, Alternate Delegate to Republican National Convention from South Dakota, 1972 [2]
  • Howard H. Rothstein, American politician, Candidate for New York State Senate 32nd District, 1958 [2]
  • Charlotte M. Rothstein, American Democratic Party politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Michigan, 1984 [2]
  • ... (Another 4 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Triangle Waist Company
  • Miss Emma Rothstein (b. 1889), Russian Jewish garment worker who was working at Triangle Waist Company factory at the Asch building in Greenwich Village on the 25th March 1911 when fire broke out; she died in the fire [3]


  1. ^ https://namecensus.com/most_common_surnames.htm
  2. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 10) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  3. ^ Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire (retrieved on 3rd August 2021.) Retrieved from https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Triangle_Shirtwaist_Factory_fire


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