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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



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 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 12) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • John P. Streiff, American politician, Mayor of Ballwin, Missouri, 1951 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 12) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Albert Streiff, American politician, Representative from Oregon 3rd District, 1928; Independent Candidate for U.S. Senator from Oregon, 1936 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 12) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • 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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  1. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 12) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

Other References

  1. Innes, Thomas and Learney. The Tartans of the Clans and Families of Scotland 1st Edition. Edinburgh: W & A. K. Johnston Limited, 1938. Print.
  2. Papworth, J.W and A.W Morant. Ordinary of British Armorials. London: T.Richards, 1874. Print.
  3. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
  4. Dunkling, Leslie. Dictionary of Surnames. Toronto: Collins, 1998. Print. (ISBN 0004720598).
  5. Burke, Sir Bernard. General Armory Of England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today. Print.
  6. Humble, Richard. The Fall of Saxon England. New York: Barnes and Noble, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-88029-987-8).
  7. Marcharn, Frederick George. A Constitutional History of Modern England 1485 to the Present. London: Harper and Brothers, 1960. Print.
  8. Hinde, Thomas Ed. The Domesday Book England's Heritage Then and Now. Surrey: Colour Library Books, 1995. Print. (ISBN 1-85833-440-3).
  9. MacAulay, Thomas Babington. History of England from the Accession of James the Second 4 volumes. New York: Harper and Brothers, 1879. Print.
  10. Magnusson, Magnus. Chambers Biographical Dictionary 5th edition. Edinburgh: W & R Chambers, 1990. 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.

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