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The distinguished Germany surname Streich has two distinct origins. Firstly, it is derived from the place name "Streek," a town located in Odenwald; in this instance, the name would have been initially borne by someone who hailed from this town. Alternatively, Streich is an occupational name, deriving from the Middle High German word "stricher," meaning "tester." In this instance, the name would have originally been used to designate someone in this occupation, eventually being passed down as a hereditary surname.

Streich Early Origins



The surname Streich was first found in Austria, where the name emerged in mediaeval times as one of the notable families of the region. From the 13th century the surname was identified with the great social and economic evolution which made this territory a landmark contributor to the development of the nation.

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Streich Spelling Variations


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Streich Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Streich, Streicher, Streiche, Strycher, Streichle, Streichel, Streichler and many more.

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Streich Early History


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Streich Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Streich research. Another 224 words (16 lines of text) covering the years 1761, 1797, 1833, and 1856 are included under the topic Early Streich History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Streich Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Streich Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 37 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Streich Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Streich Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Gottlieb Streich and F. Streich, who both immigrated to Philadelphia in 1855
  • Charles Streich, who came to Pennsylvania in 1873

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Contemporary Notables of the name Streich (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Streich (post 1700)



  • Phillip M. Streich, American Republican politician, Delegate to Republican National Convention from Ohio, 1912
  • Rita Streich (b. 1926), German soprano noted for her outstanding performances of Mozart and Strauss

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Tobler-Meyer, Wilhelm. Familiennamen der Ostschweiz. Zürich: 1894. Print.
    2. Tarneller, Josef. Zur Namenkunde Tirolen Familiennamen. Bozen: Buchhandlung, 1923. Print.
    3. Kneschke, Dr. Ernest Heinrich. Neues allgemeines Deutsches Adels-Lexicon 9 Volumes New General German Aristocracy Lexicon. Leipzig: Friedrich Voigt, 1859. Print.
    4. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
    5. Rolland, and H.V. Rolland. Illustrations to the Armorial general by J. B. Rietstap 6 volumes in 3. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1976. Print.
    6. Gritzner, M. Handbuch der heraldischen Terminologie in zwölf Zungen. Nürnberg: 1890. Print.
    7. Hildenbrand, A.M. Wappenfibel. Handbuch der Heraldik. Neustadt an der Aisch: 1970. Print.
    8. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    9. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    10. Steed, Henry Wickham . The Hapsburg Monarchy. London: Constable and Company, 1919. Print.
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    The Streich Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Streich 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 12 November 2015 at 11:23.

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