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Where did the German Schroeder family come from? What is the German Schroeder family crest and coat of arms? When did the Schroeder family first arrive in the United States? Where did the various branches of the family go? What is the Schroeder family history?The distinguished surname Schroeder emerged in the former German province of East Prussia. The name is derived from the Low German verb "schroden," meaning "cut" or "chop," and was most likely originally borne by a wood-cutter, a tailor, or a transporter of beer and wine (known in North Germany as a Shröder).
Spelling variations of this family name include: Schroeder, Schroder, Schroeter, Schroter, Shrout, Shroter, Shrouter, Schröder, Schöter and many more.
First found in the northeastern regions of Germany, where the name was closely identified in early mediaeval times with the feudal society which would have prominent effects on the development of European history. The name would later be linked to noble families of great influence, having many distinguished branches, and becoming renowned for their involvement in social, economic and political affairs.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Schroeder research. Another 367 words(26 lines of text) covering the years 1362, 1557, 1698, 1700, 1723, 1744, 1751, 1759, 1781, 1792, 1802, 1804, 1816, 1860, and 1868 are included under the topic Early Schroeder History in all our PDF Extended History products.
Another 82 words(6 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Schroeder Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Schroeder Settlers in United States in the 17th Century
Schroeder Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
Schroeder Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
Schroeder Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century
Schroeder Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century
Schroeder Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century
The motto was originally a war cry or slogan. Mottoes first began to be shown with arms in the 14th and 15th centuries, but were not in general use until the 17th century. Thus the oldest coats of arms generally do not include a motto. Mottoes seldom form part of the grant of arms: Under most heraldic authorities, a motto is an optional component of the coat of arms, and can be added to or changed at will; many families have chosen not to display a motto.
Motto: Allein beim Christus den ewigen freiheit
Motto Translation: Christ alone for eternal freedom
The Schroeder Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Schroeder 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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