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


Spelling variations of this family name include: Stregen, Stang, Stange, Stragne, Strege, Streege and many more.

First found in Bavaria, where the name was anciently associated with the tribal conflicts of the area of Franconia. They declared allegiances to many nobles and princes of early history, lending their influence in struggles for power and status within the region. They branched into many houses, and their contributions were sought by many leaders in their search for power.


This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Stang research. Another 153 words(11 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Stang History in all our PDF Extended History products.


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


Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Stang Settlers in the United States in the 18th Century

  • Hans Jacob Stang, who landed in New York in 1709
  • Johan Philip Stang, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1750
  • Johannes Stang, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1750
  • Philip Stang, who arrived in Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania in 1763

Stang Settlers in the United States in the 19th Century

  • Andrew Stang, who arrived in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pennsylvania in 1846
  • Conrad Stang, who landed in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pennsylvania in 1852
  • Maria Stang, who landed in New York, NY in 1876


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  9. Bahlow, Hans (Edda Gentry trns). Dictionary of German Names . Madison, Wisconsin: Max Kade Institute, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-924119-35-7).
  10. Oswald, G. Lexicon der Heraldik. Leipzig: 1984. Print.
  11. ...

The Stang Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Stang 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.

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