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Straiff History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms



Early Origins of the Straiff family


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.

Early History of the Straiff family


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Straiff Spelling Variations


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

Early Notables of the Straiff family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Straiff family to the New World and Oceana


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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