Show ContentsStrehlau History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

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.

Early Origins of the Strehlau family

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.

Early History of the Strehlau family

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Strehlau Spelling Variations

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

Early Notables of the Strehlau family

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Migration of the Strehlau family

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.

  • Heinz Strehlau (1917-1941), German Matrosenobergefreiter who served aboard the German Battleship Bismarck during World War II when it was sunk heading to France; he died in the sinking [1]

  1. Bismarck & Tirpitz Class - Crew List Bismarck. (Retrieved 2018, February 06). Retrieved from on Facebook