Strohschein Family History
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Strohschein Name Meaning
German: nickname from Middle High German stro ‘straw’ + schin (modern German Schein) ‘glow’, ‘visible proof’, for a brewer who hung out his ‘license’ in the form of a sheaf of straw (the clientele being largely illiterate in the Middle Ages).
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press