Strecker Family History
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Strecker Name Meaning
from an agent derivative of Middle High German strecken ‘to stretch’, hence perhaps an occupational name for someone who stretched cloth out on tenterhooks. from an agent derivative of Middle Low German strecken ‘to plow (a piece of land) for the first time’, hence a nickname for someone who owned or worked a plot of land that had been newly taken into cultivation. (eastern): possibly a habitational name for someone from Streckau near Zeitz. occupational name for a torturer or executioner.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Stricker, Recker, Stocker, Streicher, Steckler, Stucker, Stacker