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The Straley surname comes from the German word "strahl," meaning "arrow."

Straley Early Origins



The surname Straley was first found in Goerz, where the name Straley was closely identified in early mediaeval times with the feudal society of early Europe. The name would later emerge as a noble family with great influence, having many distinguished branches, and become noted for its involvement in social, economic and political affairs.

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Straley Spelling Variations


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Straley Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Strahler, Strahle, Strahlin, Strahling, Strahn, Strall, Strale, Strahlfeld, Stralau, Straelen and many more.

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Straley Early History


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Straley Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Straley research. Another 162 words (12 lines of text) covering the years 1366 and 1386 are included under the topic Early Straley History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Straley Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Straley Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Straley 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: Gustaf Stahl, who came to Deleware in 1641. Peter Strall arrived in Pennsylvania in 1748; Christian Strahling came to Pennsylvania in 1749; Magdelena Strahlin came to Philadelphia, Pa. in 1819.

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Contemporary Notables of the name Straley (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Straley (post 1700)



  • Natasha Straley, American actress and producer, known for Brunch on Sundays (2013), Boston Nightly: Long Term Parking (2015) and Leftovers (2010)
  • John Straley (b. 1953), American poet and author of detective fiction
  • Bruce Straley, American game director, artist and designer for the video game developer Naughty Dog
  • Bruce Straley, British BAFTA Award winning director and producer, known for The Last of Us (2013), The Last of Us: Left Behind (2014) and Uncharted 4: A Thief's End (2016)

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    2. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    3. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    4. Strassburger, Ralph B. German Pioneers The Original Lists of Arrivals in the Port of Philadelphia 3 Volumes. Baltimore: Picton Press, 1992. Print. (ISBN 978-0929539980).
    5. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    6. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    7. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    8. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
    9. Fogleman, Aaron Spencer. Hopeful Journeys German Immigration, Settlement, and Political Culture in Colonial America 1717-1775. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1986. Print. (ISBN 978-0812215489).
    10. Kapff, Rudolf. Schwäbische Geschlechtsnamen. Stuttgart: Verlag Silberburg, 1927. Print.
    11. ...

    The Straley Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Straley 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 18 November 2015 at 08:34.

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