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The ancestral home of the ancestors of the Stroble surname is the German province of Bavaria. The Stroble surname is derived from the Old High German "strub, " equivalent to the Latin "strobilus," meaning "unkempt." As such, it was probably originally a nickname for someone who appeared scruffy-haired. Nickname surnames came from eke-names, or added names, that described their initial bearer through reference to a physical characteristic or other attribute. There are also instances of this surname that are habitational; that is, they derive any of the several places named Ströbel.

Stroble Early Origins



The surname Stroble was first found in Bavaria, where this family name became a prominent contributor to the development of the district from ancient times. Always prominent in social affairs, the name became a vital part of that turbulent region as it emerged to form alliances with other families within the Feudal System and the nation.

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Stroble Spelling Variations


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Stroble Spelling Variations



Many cultural groups lived in the German states in medieval times. Each had its own dialect and traditions, and unique variations of popular names. Low German, which is similar to contemporary Dutch, was spoken in Westphalia. German names are characterized by additions such as regional suffixes and phrases that tell something about the origin or background of its original bearer. Further contributing to the variation in German names was the fact that there were no spelling rules in medieval times: scribes recorded names according to their sound. The recorded spelling variations of Stroble include Strobl, Strobel, Strobell, Stroebel, Stroebele (Wuerttemberg), Strobil and many more.

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Stroble Early History


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Stroble Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Stroble research. Another 206 words (15 lines of text) covering the years 1714, 1743, 1784, and 1876 are included under the topic Early Stroble History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Stroble Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Stroble Early Notables (pre 1700)



Prominent among members of the name Stroble in this period include Michael Strobel von Haustatt und Schwanenfeld, an official for forestry and tolls in Tyrol, who was ennobled for his...

Another 30 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Stroble 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



Thousands of German settlers came to North America between the mid-17th and mid-20th centuries. The hardships of the long voyage were balanced by the opportunity to escape poverty and religious persecution. The descendents of these settlers still populate the states of Pennsylvania, Texas, New York, Illinois, and California. Many also live in Ontario and the prairie provinces of Canada. An inquiry into the early roots of North American families has revealed a number of immigrants bearing the name Stroble or a variant listed above:

Stroble Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • John Stroble arrived in Philadelphia in 1826
  • John G Stroble, who arrived in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pennsylvania in 1872

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Contemporary Notables of the name Stroble (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Stroble (post 1700)



  • Donna Stroble, American Republican politician, Candidate in primary for Delegate to Michigan State Constitutional Convention from Wayne County 8th District, 1961

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Siebmacher, J.J. Siebmacher's Grosses Wappenbuch 35 Volumes. Germany: Bauer & Raspe. Print.
    2. Weis, Frederick Lewis, Walter Lee Sheppard and David Faris. Ancestral Roots of Sixty Colonists Who Came to New England Between 1623 and 1650 7th Edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0806313676).
    3. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
    4. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    5. Strassburger, Ralph B. Pennsylvania German Pioneers The Original Lists of Arrivals in the Port of Philadelphia 3 Volumes. Baltimore: Picton Press, 1992. Print. (ISBN 978-0929539980).
    6. Kneschke, Dr. Ernest Heinrich. Neues allgemeines Deutsches Adels-Lexicon 9 Volumes New General German Aristocracy Lexicon. Leipzig: Friedrich Voigt, 1859. Print.
    7. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    8. Gottschald, Max. Deutsche Namenkunde unsere Familiennamen nach ihrer Entstehung und Bedeutung. München: J.F. Lehmanns Verlag, 1932. Print.
    9. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    10. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    11. ...

    The Stroble Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Stroble 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 26 January 2016 at 09:48.

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