Stricker Family History
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Stricker Name Meaning
German: occupational name for a rope maker or knitter (of hose, for example), from an agent derivative of Middle High German, Middle Low German stricken ‘to tie’. German: occupational name for someone who snared animals, from an agent derivative of Middle High German stric, Middle Low German strik ‘cord’, ‘rope’. Dutch: occupational name for someone whose job was to fill level measures of grain by passing a flat stick over the brim of the measure, thus removing any heaped excess, Middle Dutch strijker. Compare Streicher.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press