Schrage Family History
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Schrage Name Meaning
German: nickname for a tall, thin person, from Middle High German schrage ‘rack’, ‘stand’, or from the same word in Middle Low German meaning ‘scrawny’. German: from Middle High German, Middle Low German schrage ‘slanting’, by extension used to refer to a market stall with crossed legs, hence an occupational name for a carpenter or a stallholder. Jewish (Ashkenazic): from the Yiddish personal name Shrage, meaning ‘candle’ in Aramaic.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press