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.
Early Origins of the Streich family
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.
Early History of the Streich family
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Streich Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Streich, Streicher, Streiche, Strycher, Streichle, Streichel, Streichler and many more.
Early Notables of the Streich family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Streich family to the New World and Oceana
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 settled in Pennsylvania in 1873
Contemporary Notables of the name Streich (post 1700)
- Phillip M. Streich, American Republican politician, Delegate to Republican National Convention from Ohio, 1912 CITATION[CLOSE]
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- Rita Streich (b. 1926), German soprano noted for her outstanding performances of Mozart and Strauss