The Stolhe surname comes from the Middle High German/Middle Low German word "stolle," meaning a "support" or "frame." As such, the name may have been an occupational
name for a carpenter, or perhaps a nickname
for a rigid person.
Early Origins of the Stolhe family
The surname Stolhe was first found in Switzerland
, in the canton of Zurich, where the name Stolle was closely identified in early medieval times with the feudal
society which would become prominent throughout European history. The name would later emerge as a noble family with great influence, having many distinguished branches in Bavaria
, and become noted for its involvement in social, economic and political affairs.
Early History of the Stolhe family
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Stolhe Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Stolle, Stol, Stoller, Stole, Stohl, Stolhe and many more.
Early Notables of the Stolhe family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Stolhe family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Stolhe Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
- Paulus Stolhe, who settled in Pennsylvania in 1770
- Paulus Stolhe, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1770 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)