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Rudolff Early Origins



The surname Rudolff 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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Rudolff Spelling Variations


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Rudolff 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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Rudolff Early History


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Rudolff Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Rudolff 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 Rudolff History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Rudolff Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Rudolff Early Notables (pre 1700)



Prominent bearers of the family name Rudolff 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 Rudolff 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:

Rudolff Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Jeuriaen Rudolff, aged 25, arrived in New York in 1639

Rudolff Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Heinrich Rudolff, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1743
  • Andreas Rudolff, who came to Philadelphia in 1748
  • Johannes Rudolff, who landed in New York, NY in 1782

Rudolff Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Stefan Rudolff, who arrived in St Clair County, Illinois in 1871

Rudolff Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century

  • Lenoard Rudolff, who landed in Nova Scotia in 1757
  • Margereta Rudolff, who arrived in Nova Scotia in 1757
  • Peter Rudolff, who landed in Nova Scotia in 1757

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Bahlow, Hans (Edda Gentry trns). Dictionary of German Names . Madison, Wisconsin: Max Kade Institute, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-924119-35-7).
    2. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    3. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    4. Garland, Mary and Henry Garland Editions. Oxford Companion To German Literature 3rd Edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1997. Print. (ISBN 0198158963).
    5. Bahlow, Hans and Edda Gentry. Translation Dictionary of German Names 2nd Edition. Madison: University of Wisconsin, 2002. Print.
    6. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    7. Nied, Edmund. Fraenkische Familiennamen urkundlich gesammelt und sprachlich gedeutet. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1933. Print.
    8. Neubecker, Ottfried. Wappen-Bilder-Lexikon der bürgerlichen Geschlechter Deutschlands, Oesterreichs und der Schweiz. Battenberg, München: 1985. Print.
    9. Kapff, Rudolf. Schwäbische Geschlechtsnamen. Stuttgart: Verlag Silberburg, 1927. Print.
    10. Rupp, Daniel L. A Collection of Upwards of Thirty Thousand Names of German, Swiss, Dutch, French and Other Immigrants to Pennsylvania from 1727 to 1776. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 2000. Print. (ISBN 978-0806303024).
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    The Rudolff Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Rudolff 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 22 January 2014 at 14:06.

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