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Re: Origin of a Name
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Sorry, that was a dead link. This one's better:(German language): in English:Surname Rohr
Meaning / origin:
Middle High German. Placename rohr =
Rohr = pipe (zelfstandig naamwoord: tube, pipe, tubing, cane, barrel, reed, reeds, oven, wicker, blowpipe)
Schilfrohr = reed
Röhricht for somebody, who lives at or originates from the reeds.The first existence of the name:
de Ror (about 1288), vomme Rore (about 1328), Ror (about 1373)
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