Streit Family History
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Streit Name Meaning
English: nickname from Middle English streit ‘narrow’, ‘strict’ (Anglo-Norman French estreit). German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): nickname for a quarrelsome person, from Middle High German strit, German Streit ‘strife’, ‘argument’.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Streib, Streng, Street, Strutt, Stein, Streich, Streiff, Steig, Breit