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Sturm History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms



The name Sturm comes from the ancient German state of Bavaria. It is a nickname surname. German nicknames came from eke-names, or added names, that described characteristics of the people who originally carried them. Sturm is a name for a person who was born during a storm. The name Sturm was also a nickname surname for a person with a stormy temperament.


Early Origins of the Sturm family


The surname Sturm was first found in Bavaria, where the name was closely identified in early mediaeval times with the feudal society which would affect the course of European history. The name would later emerge as a noble family with great influence, having many distinguished branches, and become noted for its involvement in social, economic and political affairs.

Early History of the Sturm family


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Another 144 words (10 lines of text) covering the years 1801, 1813, 1842, 1699, 1489, 1553, 1507, 1589, 1635, 1703 and 1697 are included under the topic Early Sturm History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Sturm Spelling Variations


In the medieval era, many different cultural groups lived in the German states. There are thus many regional variations of German surnames from that era. Westphalians spoke Low German, which is similar to modern Dutch. Many German names carry suffixes that identify where they came from. Others have phrases attached that identify something about the original bearer. Other variations in German names resulted from the fact that medieval scribes worked without the aid of any spelling rules. The spelling variations of the name Sturm include Sturm, Sturmer, Stuerm, Stuermer, Sturmm, Stuermm and others.

Early Notables of the Sturm family (pre 1700)


Prominent among members of the name Sturm in this period include Jacob Sturm von Sturmeck (1489-1553), a German statesman and one of the founders of Protestantism; Johannes...
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Migration of the Sturm family to the New World and Oceana


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 Sturm or a variant listed above:

Sturm Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Johannes Sturm, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1749 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • Margaretha Sturm, who arrived in America in 1749 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • Philip Sturm, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1749 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • Johann Jacob Sturm, who settled in Philadelphia in 1750
  • Johan Christian Sturm, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1750 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Sturm Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Margarete Sturm, aged 25, who landed in America in 1839 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • Michael Sturm, who settled in Philadelphia in 1844
  • Charles Sturm, aged 33, who landed in Missouri in 1844 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • Stephen Sturm, aged 52, who arrived in Missouri in 1848 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • Andreas Sturm, aged 23, who arrived in New York, NY in 1849 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Sturm Settlers in Canada in the 20th Century

  • Christine Sturm, aged 25, who landed in Halifax, Nova Scotia in 1902

Contemporary Notables of the name Sturm (post 1700)


  • Alexander McCormick "Sandy" Sturm (1923-1951), American artist and writer who was a co-founder of Sturm, Ruger, a firearms manufacturer
  • Robert B Sturm, American film producer
  • Jacques Charles Sturm (1803-1855), eminent French mathematician of German ancestry
  • Joseph Sturm, German regiment commander, made a Baron in recognition of thirty three years of service to the Austrian Empire in 1783
  • Martin Sturm von Hirschfeld, Mayor of Prague, was ennobled in 1746
  • Julius Sturm (1816-1896), German tutor at the princely house of Reuss and wrote patriotic poetry
  • Christian Sturm (b. 1978), German tenor
  • Marco Sturm (b. 1978), German-born NHL player currently on the Boston Bruins
  • Helmut Sturm (1932-2008), German painter
  • Felix Sturm (b. 1979), German boxer, current WBA middleweight world champion
  • ... (Another 5 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Historic Events for the Sturm family



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  • Kurt Sturm (1920-1941), German Maschinenobergefreiter who served aboard the German Battleship Bismarck during World War II when it was sunk heading to France; he died in the sinking [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Bismarck & Tirpitz Class - Crew List Bismarck. (Retrieved 2018, February 06). Retrieved from https://www.bismarck-class.dk/bismarck/crew/bismarck_crew.html#crew_details

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Citations


  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  2. ^ Bismarck & Tirpitz Class - Crew List Bismarck. (Retrieved 2018, February 06). Retrieved from https://www.bismarck-class.dk/bismarck/crew/bismarck_crew.html#crew_details


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