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Straiff Early Origins



The surname Straiff was first found in the canton of Chur, Switzerland which is thought to be the ancient homeland of the bearers of Straiff, 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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Straiff Spelling Variations


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Straiff Spelling Variations



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

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Straiff Early History


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Straiff Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Straiff 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 Straiff History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Straiff Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Straiff Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 48 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Straiff 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 or some of its variants were: Melcher Streiff, and Hans Jacob Streiff, who both arrived in Carolina in 1738; David Streiff, who was on record in Pennsylvania in 1772; Christian Streiff, who arrived at the port of New York in 1837.

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Citations



    Other References

    1. Reaney P.H and R.M. Wilson. A Dictionary of English Surnames. London: Routledge, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-415-05737-X).
    2. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin, Eds. Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
    3. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    4. Burke, John Bernard Ed. The Roll of Battle Abbey. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    5. Hinde, Thomas Ed. The Domesday Book England's Heritage Then and Now. Surrey: Colour Library Books, 1995. Print. (ISBN 1-85833-440-3).
    6. Papworth, J.W and A.W Morant. Ordinary of British Armorials. London: T.Richards, 1874. Print.
    7. Burke, Sir Bernard. Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Peerage and Baronetage, The Privy Council, Knightage and Compainonage. London: Burke Publishing, 1921. Print.
    8. Mills, A.D. Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-19-869156-4).
    9. Thirsk, Joan. The Agrarian History of England and Wales. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press: 7 Volumes. Print.
    10. Burke, Sir Bernard. Burke's Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Landed Gentry: Including American Families with British Ancestry. (2 Volumes). London: Burke Publishing, 1939. Print.
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    The Straiff Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Straiff 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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