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Straif Early Origins



The surname Straif was first found in the canton of Chur, Switzerland which is thought to be the ancient homeland of the bearers of Straif, perhaps from the 9th century. The earliest documented evidence of the name was of one Bertholdus Streipho, who was a witness at the court of Worms in 1182.

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Straif Spelling Variations


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Straif Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Streif, Streiff, Streiffel, Straif,Straiff and others.

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Straif Early History


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Straif Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Straif research. Another 219 words (16 lines of text) covering the years 1270, 1335, 1442, 1510, 1513, 1513 and 1740 are included under the topic Early Straif History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Straif Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Straif Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 48 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Straif Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Straif Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Magdalene Straif, aged 33, landed in New York in 1854
  • Rosa Straif, who arrived in New York in 1854

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Straif Family Crest Products


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Elster, Robert J. International Who's Who. London: Europa/Routledge. Print.
    2. Thirsk, Joan. The Agrarian History of England and Wales. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press: 7 Volumes. Print.
    3. Fairbairn. Fairbain's book of Crests of the Families of Great Britain and Ireland, 4th Edition 2 volumes in one. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1968. Print.
    4. Cook, Chris. English Historical Facts 1603-1688. London: MacMillan, 1980. Print.
    5. Sanders, Joanne McRee Edition. English Settlers in Barbados 1637-1800. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    6. Marcharn, Frederick George. A Constitutional History of Modern England 1485 to the Present. London: Harper and Brothers, 1960. Print.
    7. Shirley, Evelyn Philip. Noble and Gentle Men of England Or Notes Touching The Arms and Descendants of the Ancient Knightley and Gentle Houses of England Arranged in their Respective Counties 3rd Edition. Westminster: John Bowyer Nichols and Sons, 1866. Print.
    8. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    9. Bede, The Venerable. Historia Ecclesiatica Gentis Anglorum (The Ecclesiastical History Of the English People). Available through Internet Medieval Sourcebook the Fordham University Centre for Medieval Studies. Print.
    10. Le Patourel, John. The Norman Empire. New York: Oxford University Press, 1976. Print. (ISBN 0-19-822525-3).
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    The Straif Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Straif 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 17 June 2014 at 11:24.

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