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Schroff History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms



The Schroff surname is thought to be derived from the Bavarian dialect word "schropp," meaning a "pile of earth," and may have been a nickname for a rough or course person.

Early Origins of the Schroff family


The surname Schroff was first found in the Southern German states. Early records include a Johann Schrope in North Hesse in 1312, H.Scrupe in Stettin in 1350 and Lienhard der Schroppe in Tyrol in 1375.

Early History of the Schroff family


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Schroff Spelling Variations


Spelling variations of this family name include: Schropp, Schröpp, Schröppel, Schrap, Schreeb, Schrepp, Schrepl, Schröd, Schrodt and many more.

Early Notables of the Schroff family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Schroff family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Schroff Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Johan Adam Schroff, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1734
  • Johann Adam Schroff, who settled in Philadelphia in 1734
  • Johan Adam Schroff, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1734 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • Christopherus Schroff, who settled in Maryland in 1774

Schroff Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • James Schroff, who arrived in Mississippi in 1860 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • Joseph Schroff, who landed in Ohio in 1887 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)

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Citations


  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)

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