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Rudolf Early Origins



The surname Rudolf was first found in Saxony, where the name came from humble beginnings but gained a significant reputation for its contribution to the emerging mediaeval society. They later became more prominent as many branches of the same house acquired distant estates, some in foreign countries, and always elevating their social status by their great contributions to society.

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Rudolf Spelling Variations


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Rudolf Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Rudolph, Rudloff (Thuringia, Saxony, Silesia), Rodloff (northern Germany), Rudolpher (southern Germany), Rudolphi (Brunswick), Rudolf, Rudolfi, Ruddolf, Ruddolph, Ruddolfi, Ruddolphi, Rudolff, Rudloff and many more.

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Rudolf Early History


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Rudolf Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Rudolf research. Another 415 words (30 lines of text) covering the years 1771, 1817, 1671, 1735, 1731, 1795, 1837 and 1837 are included under the topic Early Rudolf History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Rudolf Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Rudolf Early Notables (pre 1700)



Prominent bearers of the family name Rudolf at this time were Louis Rudolph, Duke of Brunswick-Lüneburg (1671-1735) who ruled over the Wolfenbüttel subdivision of the duchy from 1731 until his death; Carl Ludwig von Rudolphi...

Another 34 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Rudolf Notables 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 were:

Rudolf Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Christoph Rudolf, who sailed to Philadelphia in 1736
  • Christopher Rudolf, aged 19, arrived in Pennsylvania in 1736
  • Andreas Rudolf, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1748

Rudolf Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Friedrich Rudolf, who arrived in Texas in 1846
  • Christine Rudolf, aged 29, landed in New York, NY in 1847
  • Caroline Rudolf, aged 6, landed in New York, NY in 1847
  • Aloyse Rudolf, who arrived in St Clair County, Illinois in 1860
  • Joseph Rudolf, who landed in Baltimore, Maryland in 1875
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Rudolf Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Wilhelm Rudolf, who arrived in Chile in 1906

Rudolf Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century

  • John Christoff Rudolf, who arrived in Nova Scotia in 1757

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Contemporary Notables of the name Rudolf (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Rudolf (post 1700)



  • Gergely Rudolf (b. 1985), Hungarian footballer
  • Max Rudolf (b. 1902), prominent conductor of symphony orchestras and operas

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    2. Hildenbrand, A.M. Wappenfibel. Handbuch der Heraldik. Neustadt an der Aisch: 1970. Print.
    3. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    4. Zoder, Rudolf. Familiennamen in Ostfalen. Hildesheim: Geog Olms Verlagsbuchhandlung, 1968. Print.
    5. Garland, Mary and Henry Garland Editions. Oxford Companion To German Literature 3rd Edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1997. Print. (ISBN 0198158963).
    6. Strassburger, Ralph B. German Pioneers The Original Lists of Arrivals in the Port of Philadelphia 3 Volumes. Baltimore: Picton Press, 1992. Print. (ISBN 978-0929539980).
    7. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmacher's Grosses Wappenbuch 35 Volumes. Germany: Bauer & Raspe. Print.
    8. Göbel, Otto. Niederdeutsche Familiennamen der Gegenwart Wolfshagen-Schäbentz. Franz: Westphal, 1936. Print.
    9. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmachers Wappenbuch. München, Battenberg: 1975. Print.
    10. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
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    The Rudolf Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Rudolf 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 17 December 2014 at 12:03.

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