Strom Family History
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Strom Name Meaning
Swedish (Ström) and Danish (Strøm): from ström ‘current’, probably an arbitrarily adopted ornamental name but possibly a topographic name for someone who lived by a river. Norwegian: habitational name from any of numerous farmsteads so named from Old Norse straumr ‘current’, ‘stream’. German: variant of Strahm. Dutch: from Middle Dutch stroom, of uncertain meaning. Polish: topographic name for someone who lived on a steep slope, from strom ‘slope’ or stromy ‘precipitous’. Czech: topographic name or nickname from strom ‘tree’. Jewish (Ashkenazic): topographic or ornamental name, from German Strom ‘stream’, ‘river’.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Stoop, Stram, Satrom, Troy, Mostrom, Strohm, Ostrom, Trom, Sturm