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Subject: Re: Origin of a Name
Author: Marina   (guest)
Date: July 25, 2012 at 11:47 AM
Reply to: Re: Origin of a Name by Marina

Sorry, that was a dead link. This one's better:

(German language):

Translated 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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