Strassburg History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

The distinguished surname Strassburg is of German origin. It is derived from the Old Germanic phrase "an der Strasse," which literally means "on the street." Thus, the original bearer of this name was most likely someone whose residence was located on a street.

Early Origins of the Strassburg family

The surname Strassburg was first found in Bavaria and Austria, where the name Strasser came to be considered as playing a major role in the feudal society which affected the early development of Europe. The name Strasser became prominent in local affairs and branched into many houses which became important in the savage tribal and national conflicts, each group seeking power and status in an ever changing territorial profile.

Early History of the Strassburg family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Strassburg research. Another 92 words (7 lines of text) covering the years 1736, 1787, and 1870 are included under the topic Early Strassburg History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Strassburg Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Strasser, Strassar, Straser, Strasar, Stresser, Stressar, Strassburg and many more.

Early Notables of the Strassburg family (pre 1700)

Another 31 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Strassburg Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Migration of the Strassburg family

Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: John Nicholas Strasser, who settled in Pennsylvania in 1754; Peter Strasser, who settled with his wife and children in Carolina in 1738; and Anton Strasser, who immigrated to Pennsylvania in 1749..


Contemporary Notables of the name Strassburg (post 1700) +

  • August Strassburg, American politician, Member of New York State Assembly from New York County 23rd District, 1889 [1]


  1. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, January 18) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html


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