Early Origins of the Rudolpher family
The surname Rudolpher 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.
Early History of the Rudolpher family
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Rudolpher 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.
Early Notables of the Rudolpher family (pre 1700)
Prominent bearers of the family name Rudolpher 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 Rudolpher Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Migration of the Rudolpher family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Christoph Rudolf, who sailed to Philadelphia in 1736; Jan Rodolph, who sailed to Philadelphia in 1738; Andreas Rudolff, who came to Philadelphia in 1748.