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The ancestral home of the ancient Von reckrodt family lies in the very heart of Central Germany, in the region of Thuringia. The name Von reckrodt is derived from "Rexerode," the name of a now-abandoned city in Thuringia. "Von reckrodt" is made up of two elements: the Latin "rex," meaning "king," and the Lower German "rod," meaning "marshland."

Von reckrodt Early Origins



The surname Von reckrodt was first found in Thuringia, where the ancient city of Rexerode was located. It is likely that the progenitor of the surname was a native of Rexerode who had moved to another city, and was thus referred to by the name of his hometown. The young Von reckrodt family was instrumental during this early period, playing a major role in the development of medieval Thuringian society.

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Von reckrodt Spelling Variations


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Von reckrodt Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Rexrodt, Rexrode, Rexroad, Rexroth, Reckrodt, Rexerode, Reckrode, Reckrodt, Reckroth and many more.

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Von reckrodt Early History


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Von reckrodt Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Von reckrodt research. Another 287 words (20 lines of text) covering the years 1530 and 1742 are included under the topic Early Von reckrodt History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Von reckrodt Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Von reckrodt Early Notables (pre 1700)



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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: Johann Zacharias Rexroth, who arrived in Philadelphia in 1749; Johann Zacharias Rexrodt, who came to Philadelphia in 1773; Johann Nicholas Rexroth, who emigrated from the Palatinate to Pennsylvania in 1830.

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Citations



    Other References

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    2. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    3. Schenk, Trudy. Wuerttemberg Emigration Index Volume I-VIII. Salt Lake City: Ancestry Inc., 1986. Print.
    4. Fogleman, Aaron Spencer. Hopeful Journeys German Immigration, Settlement, and Political Culture in Colonial America 1717-1775. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1986. Print. (ISBN 978-0812215489).
    5. Göbel, Otto. Niederdeutsche Familiennamen der Gegenwart Wolfshagen-Schäbentz. Franz: Westphal, 1936. Print.
    6. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    7. Garland, Mary and Henry Garland Editions. Oxford Companion To German Literature 3rd Edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1997. Print. (ISBN 0198158963).
    8. Bahlow, Hans. Abhandlungen zur Namenforschung und Buchgeschichte. 1980. Print. (ISBN 978-3768690522).
    9. Tobler-Meyer, Wilhelm. Familiennamen der Ostschweiz. Zürich: 1894. Print.
    10. Kapff, Rudolf. Schwäbische Geschlechtsnamen. Stuttgart: Verlag Silberburg, 1927. Print.
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    The Von reckrodt Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Von reckrodt 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.

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