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Subject: Re: Rothshild/Rotschild? Blanchard? Schoonbeek? Oostveen?
Author: Sagani   (guest)
Date: May 15, 2004 at 6:43 AM
Reply to: Re: Rothshild/Rotschild? Blanchard? Schoonbeek? Oostveen? by Sean Foglai

Rothshild comes from german: Roth=red and Schield=shield.
Outside his shop in Frankfurt the founder of the Rothschield Empire
used to have as emblem a red shield.

So when the Jews was obliged to adopt a surname he chose Rothschield.

Regards

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