Thursday, August 25, 2016

What does the name Stookey mean?

Parent Category: FAQs

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