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Streiff Early Origins



The surname Streiff was first found in the canton of Chur, Switzerland which is thought to be the ancient homeland of the bearers of Streiff, 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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Streiff Spelling Variations


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Streiff Spelling Variations



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

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Streiff Early History


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Streiff Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Streiff 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 Streiff History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Streiff Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Streiff Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 48 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Streiff 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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Contemporary Notables of the name Streiff (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Streiff (post 1700)



  • Peter Streiff Jr., American politician, Socialist Principle Independent Candidate for Oregon dairy and food commissioner, 1928
  • John P. Streiff, American politician, Mayor of Ballwin, Missouri, 1951
  • Albert Streiff, American politician, Representative from Oregon 3rd District, 1928; Independent Candidate for U.S. Senator from Oregon, 1936
  • Enrico Bernardo Streiff (b. 1908), Swiss ophthalmologist
  • David R Streiff, Swiss Consul in Auckland, New Zealand from 1912 to 1916
  • Philippe Streiff (b. 1955), French Formula one race car driver, paralyzed by back injuries in 1989 when he crashed during testing in Rio de Janeiro

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Magnusson, Magnus. Chambers Biographical Dictionary 5th edition. Edinburgh: W & R Chambers, 1990. Print.
    2. Sanders, Joanne McRee Edition. English Settlers in Barbados 1637-1800. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    3. MacAulay, Thomas Babington. History of England from the Accession of James the Second 4 volumes. New York: Harper and Brothers, 1879. Print.
    4. Bullock, L.G. Historical Map of England and Wales. Edinburgh: Bartholomew and Son, 1971. Print.
    5. Burke, Sir Bernard. Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Peerage and Baronetage, The Privy Council, Knightage and Compainonage. London: Burke Publishing, 1921. Print.
    6. Shaw, William A. Knights of England A Complete Record from the Earliest Time to the Present Day of the Knights of all the Orders of Chivalry in England, Scotland, Ireland and Knights Bachelors 2 Volumes. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print. (ISBN 080630443X).
    7. Hinde, Thomas Ed. The Domesday Book England's Heritage Then and Now. Surrey: Colour Library Books, 1995. Print. (ISBN 1-85833-440-3).
    8. Thirsk, Joan. The Agrarian History of England and Wales. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press: 7 Volumes. Print.
    9. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    10. Ingram, Rev. James. Translator Anglo-Saxon Chronicle 1823. Print.
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    The Streiff Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Streiff 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 2 January 2016 at 06:17.

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