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The Van Rath surname derives from the Middle High German word "ra-t," or the Swiss "räth" which mean "counsel," or "advice."

Early Origins of the Van Rath family


The surname Van Rath was first found in Austria, where the name became noted for its many branches in the region, each house acquiring a status and influence which was envied by the princes of the region. In their later history the name became a power unto themselves and were elevated to the ranks of nobility as they grew into this most influential family.

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Early History of the Van Rath family

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Early History of the Van Rath family


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Another 159 words (11 lines of text) covering the years 1806, 1818, 1585 and 1641 are included under the topic Early Van Rath History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Van Rath Spelling Variations

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Van Rath Spelling Variations


Spelling variations of this family name include: Rath, von Rath, van Rath, Rathl, Rathel, Raths and others.

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Early Notables of the Van Rath family (pre 1700)

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Early Notables of the Van Rath family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Van Rath family to the New World and Oceana

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Migration of the Van Rath family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Johannes Hindrig von Rath, who came to Philadelphia in 1733; Bernard Rath, who settled in Philadelphia in 1796; Adolph Rath, Barbara Rath and Anna Rath, who arrived in New York from Bremen in 1871.

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