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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. Götze, Alfred. Familiennamen im badischen Oberland. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1918. Print.
    2. Bahlow, Hans. Mecklenburgisches Namenbüchlein Ein Führer durch Mecklenburgs Familiennamen. Rostock: Carl Hinstorffs Verlag, 1932. Print.
    3. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    4. Bahlow, Hans. Deutschlands geographische Namenwelt Etymologisches Lexikon der Fluss- und Ortsnamen alteuropaischer Herkunft. Frankfurt: Suhrkamp, 1985. Print.
    5. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    6. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmacher's Grosses Wappenbuch 35 Volumes. Germany: Bauer & Raspe. Print.
    7. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    8. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    9. Rupp, Daniel L. A Collection of Upwards of Thirty Thousand Names of German, Swiss, Dutch, French and Other Immigrants to Pennsylvania from 1727 to 1776. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 2000. Print. (ISBN 978-0806303024).
    10. Weis, Frederick Lewis, Walter Lee Sheppard and David Faris. Ancestral Roots of Sixty Colonists Who Came to New England Between 1623 and 1650 7th Edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0806313676).
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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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