The surname Strand was first found in Suffolk where they held a family seat. The name Strand is derived from an old Scandinavian or Viking name Strand meaning a dweller by the sea-shore. The first record of the name is found in Suffolk in tax rolls in the year 1327 and these records showed John Strand as holding estates in that county.
Early History of the Strand family
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Strand Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Strand, Stranders, Strander, Strond, Stronders and many more.
Early Notables of the Strand family (pre 1700)
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^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)