The Stollor 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 Stollor family
The surname Stollor 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 Stollor family
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Stollor Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Stolle, Stol, Stoller, Stole, Stohl, Stolhe and many more.
Early Notables of the Stollor family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Stollor family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Jacob Jansen Stol, who arrived in New York in 1630. Willem J. Stol sailed to New York in 1650; Ezekiel Stoll settled in Georgia in 1742; John Stole came to New England