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South German (Stäuble): diminutive of Staub. The entire surname suggests 'to cause a storm' in the metaphorical sense, though a literal translation might be 'to cause a dust storm.'
Although originally 'von Stäuhble,' many Teuton's including American immigrants from Switzerland and Germany shortened to 'Stäuble.' During the wars of the early and mid-20th century, North Americans of Teutonic ancestry further 'americanized' their surnames to prevent suspician of potential loyalty to the advesary. 'Von' was eliminated by a number of the Stäuble clanmembers at this time. Similarly, during the period of anti-German feelings in England during World War I, many German names and titles were changed and given more English-sounding names, including the royal family's from Saxe-Coburg-Gotha to Windsor.

German (Stäub): : from Middle High German stoup, German Staub ‘dust’. The surname may also be ornamental.

Almost all Stäuble's live in Germany and Switzerland, though several hundred individuals may be found in the USA and Canada. Though small in number, they have a long tradition of distinction in european politics and science which has continued through the current generation.
Example No. 1

The German government has made proposals which reflect the visions of Karl Lamers and Wolfgang Stauble‚": the Commission would become the European government whilst the Council would be transformed into a Chamber of States alongside the European Parliament.

Example No. 2

Harald Stäuble of the Archaeological Institute of Saxony, based in Dresden, discovered the 8cm lower half of a man, which has been named Adonis von Zschernitz.
"A unique find," reported Spiegel magazine. "This is the oldest male clay figurine ever discovered in the world."

Example No. 3

German Interior Minister Schäuble cynically justified Zammar’s interrogation in a Syrian gaol notorious for its use of torture by saying, “A few months’ detention is enough to persuade some to squeal, German prosecution authorities also work this way.”
by Berliner November 05, 2007
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Stepping on someones chest while masturbating. The purpose is to keep them away from you, at a safe distance.
When a girl is trying to get close to her subject, she is kept away with a foot on the chest. Similar to water rescue.
by Johny Balcony July 27, 2004
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