Streng Family History
Streng Name Meaning
German: variant of Strang German: from Middle High German Middle Low German strenge ‘strong brave’; ‘hard pitiless’ hence a nickname for a strong or tough person. This surname (in any of the possible senses; see also 1 above) is also found in France (Alsace and Lorraine). Compare Strang Dutch: metonymic occupational name for a rope maker from Middle Dutch strenc stringe ‘rope cord’. Jewish (Ashkenazic): nickname from German streng ‘strict severe’.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press