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Strasser History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms



The distinguished surname Strasser 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 Strasser family


The surname Strasser 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 Strasser family


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Strasser Spelling Variations


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

Early Notables of the Strasser family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Strasser family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Strasser Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Peter Strasser, who emigrated from Schaffhausen to South Carolina with his wife and children in 1738
  • Peter Strasser, who settled with his wife and children in Carolina in 1738
  • Peter Strasser, who landed in Carolina in 1738 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    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)
  • Anton Strasser, who immigrated to Pennsylvania in 1749
  • Anton Strasser, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1749 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    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)
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Strasser Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Jakob Strasser, who landed in America in 1846 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    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)
  • Paul Strasser, who immigrated to Texas with his wife and their child in 1846
  • Joseph Strasser, who arrived in New York, NY in 1852 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    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)
  • Anthony Strasser, who landed in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pennsylvania in 1877 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    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)
  • Bernard Strasser, aged 1, who emigrated to America, in 1892
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Strasser Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Anna Strasser, aged 19, who emigrated to the United States from Battlingenberg, Germany, in 1906
  • Armin Strasser, aged 34, who emigrated to the United States, in 1907
  • Anna Strasser, aged 26, who landed in America from Germany, in 1912
  • Alois Strasser, aged 7, who emigrated to America from Wien, Austria, in 1912
  • Adolf Strasser, aged 8, who landed in America from Hansham, Germany, in 1914
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Contemporary Notables of the name Strasser (post 1700)


  • Todd Strasser (b. 1950), American young adult author of over 130 books
  • Teresa Lynne Strasser, American journalist and television personality, best known for hosting "While You Were Out"
  • Robin Strasser (b. 1945), American Daytime Emmy Award-winning actress
  • David Strasser, nicknamed "Beaker", American Christian musician and songwriter
  • Peter Strasser (1876-1918), Chief commander of the German Imperial Navy Zeppelins during World War I
  • Valentine Esegragbo Melvine Strasser (b. 1967), Sierra Leone politician, head of state of Sierra Leone (1992 to 1996)
  • Rodney Strasser (b. 1990), Sierra Leonean footballer
  • Jeff Strasser (b. 1974), Luxembourian football player
  • Chantal Strasser (b. 1978), Swiss gold and bronze medalist freestyle swimmer
  • John Strasser, Canadian research scientist
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Citations


  1. ^ 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)

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