The Strauble surname is derived from the Old High German "strub, " equivalent to the Latin "strobilus," meaning "unkempt." As such, it was probably originally a nickname
for someone who appeared scruffy-haired. Nickname
surnames came from eke-names, or added names, that described their initial bearer through reference to a physical characteristic or other attribute.
Early Origins of the Strauble family
The surname Strauble was first found in the southern provinces of mediaeval Germany
, where the name Straub was closely identified in this period with the feudal
society that would eventually shape the course of European history. The name would later emerge as a noble family with great influence, having many distinguished branches in Southern Bavaria
, and become noted for its involvement in social, economic and political affairs.
Early History of the Strauble family
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Strauble Spelling Variations
In the medieval era, many different cultural groups lived in the German states. There are thus many regional variations of German surnames from that era. Westphalians
spoke Low German, which is similar to modern Dutch. Many German names carry suffixes that identify where they came from. Others have phrases attached that identify something about the original bearer. Other variations in German names resulted from the fact that medieval scribes worked without the aid of any spelling rules. The spelling variations
of the name Strauble include Straub, Strube, Struwe, Strufe, Strob, Strauber, Strauble, Strubel, Strobel, Strubing, Struwing and many more.
Early Notables of the Strauble family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Strauble family to the New World and Oceana
A look at the immigration and passenger lists has shown a number of people bearing the name Strauble:
Strauble Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
- John Johann Strauble, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1794 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)
Contemporary Notables of the name Strauble (post 1700)
- Ernest Strauble, American politician, Candidate for Presidential Elector for Michigan, 1948 CITATION[CLOSE]
The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, December 10) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html