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This surname is derived from one of several place names, and probably emerged independently in the different areas. Some of the name are derived from the place named Strehla in Saxony, on the Elbe river, Strehlen in Silesia, or from Strehlau, Eastern Germany.

Strehlau Early Origins



The surname Strehlau was first found in Goerz, where the name Strehlau 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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Strehlau Spelling Variations


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Strehlau Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Strehl, Strehle, Strehla, Strehlen, Strehlau and many more.

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Strehlau Early History


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Strehlau Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Strehlau research. Another 141 words (10 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Strehlau History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Strehlau Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Strehlau Early Notables (pre 1700)



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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: Johannes Strehle, a German soldier on record in America in 1778; Margaretha Strehl, a Hessian immigrant to North America in 1844; William Strehlau, who came to Philadelphia in 1879.

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Citations



    Other References

    1. Göbel, Otto. Niederdeutsche Familiennamen der Gegenwart Wolfshagen-Schäbentz. Franz: Westphal, 1936. Print.
    2. Bahlow, Hans and Edda Gentry. Translation Dictionary of German Names 2nd Edition. Madison: University of Wisconsin, 2002. Print.
    3. Garland, Mary and Henry Garland Editions. Oxford Companion To German Literature 3rd Edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1997. Print. (ISBN 0198158963).
    4. Gritzner, M. Handbuch der heraldischen Terminologie in zwölf Zungen. Nürnberg: 1890. Print.
    5. Oswald, G. Lexicon der Heraldik. Leipzig: 1984. Print.
    6. Tobler-Meyer, Wilhelm. Familiennamen der Ostschweiz. Zürich: 1894. Print.
    7. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    8. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    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. Zoder, Rudolf. Familiennamen in Ostfalen. Hildesheim: Geog Olms Verlagsbuchhandlung, 1968. Print.
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    The Strehlau Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Strehlau 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 8 January 2015 at 01:34.

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