Submitted Surname Revision History

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6/11/2016, 3:36 AM LMS
5/15/2014, 2:31 AM LMS

Name Stoehr
Type Surname (from occupation)
Usage German
Other Forms FormsStohr
Edit Status Statusnot set

Meaning & History

From Middle Low German store ‘sturgeon’, hence a metonymic occupational name for someone who caught or sold sturgeon, or a nickname for someone with some supposed resemblance to the fish. Occasionally, a topographic name for someone who lived by the Stör river in Holstein (See STOHR).
Added 5/15/2014 by LMS