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What does the name Stookey mean?

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Our Stucki ancestor arrived in Pennsylvania from Bern, Switzerland in 1737.

   1.  (also Stück), from Middle High German stuck(e), stück(e), a topographic name, from the sense ‘subdivision of a piece of land’.
   2. topographic name from Low German Stuck ‘tree stump’.


Dictionary of American Family Names, Oxford University Press, ISBN 0-19-508137-4