Strasser Name History
Strasser's come from the village Strass near Ulm. The village goes back to the Limes Road of the Roman empire. A thousand years ago there lived a half dozen families without last names in the village. They were owned by Cloister Elching and a dramatic event around AD 1000 gave them freedom and a name .They moved down the Danube, up the Nekar and spread across Franconia. Out of about. 40 there are now 12-13000 today across the world.
What does the Strasser name mean?
German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): topographic name for someone living by a main street or highway, from Middle High German strasse, German Strasse ‘street’, ‘road’.
Slovenian: phonetically Germanized spelling of Slovenian Stražar, occupational name for a sentinel, from an agent derivative of straža ‘watch’, ‘guard’, ‘sentry’.