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The surname Strum 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.
Spelling variations of this family name include: Storm, Stormer, Stoermer, Stormere, Stormen and many more.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Strum research. Another 215 words (15 lines of text) covering the years 1442 and 1817 are included under the topic Early Strum History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Prominent bearers of the name Strum 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 Strum Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Strum Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
The Strum Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Strum 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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