The surname Strine was first found in Mecklenburg and Pomerania, where the name became known for its contribution to the emerging mediaeval society in northern Germany. It later became more prominent as many branches of the same house acquired distant estates and branches, some in foreign countries, always elevating their social status by their great contributions to society. Chronicles first mention Arnold Storm of Rostock in 1283, and M. Stormere, also of Rostock, in 1302.
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Prominent bearers of the name Strine at this time were Theodor Woldsen Storm (1817-88), who was one of the greatest writers of the later 19th century. He came from... Another 29 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Strine Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Johannes Boy Storm, who came to Philadelphia in 1727. Jacob Storm came in 1728; while Philip Storm came in 1749. Christoph Stormer came in 1749; while Deobald Stormer arrived in 1738..