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Streif Early Origins



The surname Streif was first found in the canton of Chur, Switzerland which is thought to be the ancient homeland of the bearers of Streif, perhaps from the 9th century. The earliest documented evidence of the name was of one Bertholdus Streipho, who was a witness at the court of Worms in 1182.

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Streif Spelling Variations


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Streif Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Streif, Streiff, Streiffel, Straif,Straiff and others.

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Streif Early History


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Streif Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Streif research. Another 219 words (16 lines of text) covering the years 1270, 1335, 1442, 1510, 1513, 1513 and 1740 are included under the topic Early Streif History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Streif Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Streif Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 48 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Streif 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 or some of its variants were: Melcher Streiff, and Hans Jacob Streiff, who both arrived in Carolina in 1738; David Streiff, who was on record in Pennsylvania in 1772; Christian Streiff, who arrived at the port of New York in 1837.

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Citations



    Other References

    1. Burke, Sir Bernard. Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Peerage and Baronetage, The Privy Council, Knightage and Compainonage. London: Burke Publishing, 1921. Print.
    2. Fairbairn. Fairbain's book of Crests of the Families of Great Britain and Ireland, 4th Edition 2 volumes in one. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1968. Print.
    3. Innes, Thomas and Learney. The Tartans of the Clans and Families of Scotland 1st Edition. Edinburgh: W & A. K. Johnston Limited, 1938. Print.
    4. Lennard, Reginald. Rural England 1086-1135 A Study of Social and Agrarian Conditions. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1959. Print.
    5. Markale, J. Celtic Civilization. London: Gordon & Cremonesi, 1976. Print.
    6. Hitching, F.K and S. Hitching. References to English Surnames in 1601-1602. Walton On Thames: 1910. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0181-3).
    7. MacAulay, Thomas Babington. History of England from the Accession of James the Second 4 volumes. New York: Harper and Brothers, 1879. Print.
    8. Holt, J.C. Ed. Domesday Studies. Woodbridge: Boydell, 1987. Print. (ISBN 0-85115-477-8).
    9. Leeson, Francis L. Dictionary of British Peerages. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-1121-5).
    10. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
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    The Streif Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Streif 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 17 June 2014 at 11:24.

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