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The Rountrey surname comes from the Middle English word "rown" and the Old English word "tree;" meaning together, a "rowan tree." Thus the first to bear the name likely lived near such a tree. [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
Bardsley, C.W, A Dictionary of English and Welsh Surnames: With Special American Instances. Wiltshire: Heraldry Today, 1901. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-44-6)


Rountrey Early Origins



The surname Rountrey was first found in Cumberland where they held a family seat from early times and their first records appeared on the early census rolls taken by the early Kings of Britain to determine the rate of taxation of their subjects.

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Rountrey Early History


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Rountrey Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Rountrey research. Another 183 words (13 lines of text) covering the years 1376 and are included under the topic Early Rountrey History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Rountrey Spelling Variations


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Rountrey Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Rowntree, Rountree, Rowantree and others.

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Rountrey Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Rountrey Early Notables (pre 1700)



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Rountrey In Ireland


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Rountrey In Ireland



Some of the Rountrey family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 155 words (11 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Thomas Rowntree, who settled in South Carolina in 1674; Elizabeth Roundtree, who arrived in Virginia in 1686; James R. Rowntree, who came to Philadelphia in 1798.

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