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Where did the English Stagg family come from? What is the English Stagg family crest and coat of arms? When did the Stagg family first arrive in the United States? Where did the various branches of the family go? What is the Stagg family history?


Spelling variations of this family name include: Stagg, Stagge, Staig, Stagg and others.

First found in Devon where they held a family seat from very ancient times, some say well before the Norman Conquest and the arrival of Duke William at Hastings in 1066 A.D.


This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Stagg research. Another 177 words(13 lines of text) covering the years 1296, 1564, 1584, 1826 and 1792 are included under the topic Early Stagg History in all our PDF Extended History products.


More information is included under the topic Early Stagg Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.


Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Stagg Settlers in the United States in the 17th Century

  • Wm Stagg, who arrived in America in 1635
  • Fra Stagg, who landed in Virginia in 1663
  • Robt Stagg, who landed in Virginia in 1664

Stagg Settlers in the United States in the 18th Century

  • Ben Stagg who settled in Pennsylvania in 1773

Stagg Settlers in the United States in the 19th Century

  • Phillip Stagg settled in New York in 1822
  • John Roddam Stagg, who arrived in New York in 1843
  • Clara Stagg, who arrived in New York in 1845
  • A Stagg, who landed in San Francisco, California in 1850
  • Daniel Stagg arrived in Philadelphia in 1865


  • Amos Alonzo Stagg (1862-1965), American collegiate coach in multiple sports, primarily football
  • Hilary Stagg (1957-1999), American musician
  • Tom Stagg (b. 1923), U.S. district judge in the Western District of Louisiana
  • Geoffrey Stagg, Professor and Chairman of Department of Espanic Studies, University of Toronto, Canada
  • David Stagg (b. 1983), Australian rugby league player
  • Emmet Stagg (b. 1944), Irish Labour Party politician
  • Frank Stagg (1942-1976), member of the PIRA, and was convicted in 1973 in Britain of conspiracy to commit arson
  • Group Captain Sir James Martin Stagg, British meteorologist who persuaded General Dwight D. Eisenhower to change the date of the Allied invasion of Europe
  • Barry Stagg (b. 1944), Canadian musician, composer and play writer


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  6. Papworth, J.W and A.W Morant. Ordinary of British Armorials. London: T.Richards, 1874. Print.
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  8. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  9. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
  10. Bowman, George Ernest. The Mayflower Reader A Selection of Articales from The Mayflower Descendent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
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The Stagg Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Stagg Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

This page was last modified on 5 February 2013 at 14:02.

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