Last name origins & meanings:
- Northern English and Scottish: topographic name from northern
Middle English strother ‘damp land overgrown with brushwood’,
or a habitational name from any of the various places named with this
word, as for example Strother in Tyne and Wear, or Struthers in Fife
- A William Strother is recorded in VA in 1673, probably the same man
who, as William Strouder, was granted land in 1658.
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