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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.

Rottenberg Early Origins




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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. Reaney P.H and R.M. Wilson. A Dictionary of English Surnames. London: Routledge, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-415-05737-X).
    2. Burke, John Bernard Ed. The Roll of Battle Abbey. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    3. Thirsk, Joan. The Agrarian History of England and Wales. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press: 7 Volumes. Print.
    4. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin, Eds. Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
    5. Hanks, Hodges, Mills and Room. The Oxford Names Companion. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-19-860561-7).
    6. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin . Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
    7. MacAulay, Thomas Babington. History of England from the Accession of James the Second 4 volumes. New York: Harper and Brothers, 1879. Print.
    8. Marcharn, Frederick George. A Constitutional History of Modern England 1485 to the Present. London: Harper and Brothers, 1960. Print.
    9. Lennard, Reginald. Rural England 1086-1135 A Study of Social and Agrarian Conditions. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1959. Print.
    10. Foster, Joseph. Dictionary of Heraldry Feudal Coats of Arms and Pedigrees. London: Bracken Books, 1989. Print. (ISBN 1-85170-309-8).
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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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