An excerpt from www.HouseOfNames.com archives copyright © 2000 - 2013
Where did the English Strike family come from? What is the English Strike family crest and coat of arms? When did the Strike family first arrive in the United States? Where did the various branches of the family go? What is the Strike family history?
Spelling variations of this family name include: Straker, Strache, Stracher, Stracour, Strakour, Stracher, Striker and many more.
First found in Lancashire where they held a family seat as Lords of the Manor. The Saxon influence of English history diminished after the Battle of Hastings in 1066. The language of the courts was French for the next three centuries and the Norman ambience prevailed. But Saxon surnames survived and the family name was first referenced in the year 1246 when Robert Straker held lands.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Strike research. Another 260 words(19 lines of text) covering the years 1455 and 1487 are included under the topic Early Strike History in all our PDF Extended History products.
More information is included under the topic Early Strike Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: James Striker, who received a land patent in Virginia in 1699; Henry Striker, whose Oath of Allegiance was recorded in Pennsylvania in 1733; as well as Joseph Striker, who was recorded in the Ontario census of 1871..
The Strike Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Strike 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.
This page was last modified on 14 October 2010 at 12:45.
houseofnames.com is an internet property owned by Swyrich Corporation.