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Stockle Surname History



The history of the Stockle family name begins in the German province of Bavaria. Stockle is a nickname surname, a class of German names derived from eke-names, or added names, that described people by a personal characteristic or other attribute. Stockle is a name for a for a person who was extremely determined. The name Stockle is derived from the German word "stoc," which meant "stubborn." The name was also of local origin and it referred to a person who resided near an unusual tree. In this instance, the name is also derived from the word "stoc," which also referred to the stem or trunk of a tree.


Early Origins of the Stockle family


The surname Stockle was first found in Rothenburg, where the name Stock made a great early contribution to the early feudal society which shaped the development of Europe. The name Stock became prominent in local affairs and branched into many houses which played important roles in the widespread tribal and national conflicts, each group striving for power and status in a continually changing territorial profile.

Early History of the Stockle family


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Stockle Spelling Variations


Many cultural groups lived in the German states in medieval times. Each had its own dialect and traditions, and unique variations of popular names. Low German, which is similar to contemporary Dutch, was spoken in Westphalia. German names are characterized by additions such as regional suffixes and phrases that tell something about the origin or background of its original bearer. Further contributing to the variation in German names was the fact that there were no spelling rules in medieval times: scribes recorded names according to their sound. The recorded spelling variations of Stockle include Stock, Stocken, Stocker, Stok, Stocks, Stokel, Stocke and many more.

Early Notables of the Stockle family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Stockle family to the New World and Oceana


Between the mid-17th and mid-20th centuries, German settlers arrived in North America by the thousands. Persecution based on religion and poverty were great motivators in this large-scale migration. So too was the opportunity for tenant farmers to own their own land. Ample land and opportunity awaited the settlers who went to such states as Pennsylvania, Texas, New York, Illinois, and California, as well as Ontario and the prairie provinces of Canada. Research into the origins of individual families in North America revealed records of the immigration of a number of people bearing the name Stockle or a variant listed above:

Stockle Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Aloys Stockle, who arrived in Allegany County, Pennsylvania in 1855 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • Johann Stockle, aged 21, who landed in Baltimore, Maryland in 1876 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)

Contemporary Notables of the name Stockle (post 1700)



    Historic Events for the Stockle family



    Hindenburg LZ-129

    • Mr. Alfred Stöckle (1912-1937), German Engine Mechanic from Friedrichshafen, Germany, who worked on board the Hindenburg LZ-129 and died in the Airship Fire [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
      Hindenburg Disaster Passenger List | Airships.net. (Retrieved 2014, April 11) . Retrieved from http://www.airships.net/hindenburg/disaster/hindenburg-passenger-list/

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    Citations


    1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
    2. ^ Hindenburg Disaster Passenger List | Airships.net. (Retrieved 2014, April 11) . Retrieved from http://www.airships.net/hindenburg/disaster/hindenburg-passenger-list/


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