Strider Family History
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Strider Name Meaning
Probably an Americanized form of Dutch Strijder or German Streiter, a nickname for an aggressive person, an agent noun derived from Middle Low German striden, Middle High German striten ‘to fight’, or perhaps an altered spelling of German Strieder, from a Germanic personal name formed with strit, originally ‘striving’, ‘contest’, ‘quarrel’ + the agent suffix -er.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press