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Origins Available: German, Jewish


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

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Contemporary Notables of the name Rottenberg (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Rottenberg (post 1700)



  • Dan Rottenberg (b. 1942), American author, editor and journalist, best known for his book Death of a Gunfighter (2008)
  • Linda Rottenberg, American lawyer and businesswoman, CEO and Co-founder of Endeavor
  • Ernest Rottenberg, American politician, Candidate for Mayor of Attleboro, Massachusetts, 1953
  • Anda Rottenberg (b. 1944), Polish art historian, art critic, writer, former director of the Zacharta National Gallery of Art
  • Felix Rottenberg (b. 1957), Dutch politician and former chair of the Labour Party
  • Ludwig Rottenberg (1865-1932), Austrian/German composer and conductor
  • Silke Rottenberg (b. 1972), former German football goalkeeper

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    Other References

    1. Papworth, J.W and A.W Morant. Ordinary of British Armorials. London: T.Richards, 1874. Print.
    2. Sanders, Joanne McRee Edition. English Settlers in Barbados 1637-1800. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    3. Mills, A.D. Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-19-869156-4).
    4. Hitching, F.K and S. Hitching. References to English Surnames in 1601-1602. Walton On Thames: 1910. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0181-3).
    5. Shirley, Evelyn Philip. Noble and Gentle Men of England Or Notes Touching The Arms and Descendants of the Ancient Knightley and Gentle Houses of England Arranged in their Respective Counties 3rd Edition. Westminster: John Bowyer Nichols and Sons, 1866. Print.
    6. Leeson, Francis L. Dictionary of British Peerages. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-1121-5).
    7. Bede, The Venerable. Historia Ecclesiatica Gentis Anglorum (The Ecclesiastical History Of the English People). Available through Internet Medieval Sourcebook the Fordham University Centre for Medieval Studies. Print.
    8. 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.
    9. Reaney P.H and R.M. Wilson. A Dictionary of English Surnames. London: Routledge, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-415-05737-X).
    10. Lennard, Reginald. Rural England 1086-1135 A Study of Social and Agrarian Conditions. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1959. Print.
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    The Rottenberg Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Rottenberg 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 09:01.

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