Stolp History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms 

The Stolp surname comes from the Middle High German/Middle Low German word "stolle," meaning a "support" or "frame." As such, the name may have been an occupational name for a carpenter, or perhaps a nickname for a rigid person.

Early Origins of the Stolp family

The surname Stolp was first found in Switzerland, in the canton of Zurich, where the name Stolle was closely identified in early medieval times with the feudal society which would become prominent throughout European history. The name would later emerge as a noble family with great influence, having many distinguished branches in Bavaria, and become noted for its involvement in social, economic and political affairs.

Important Dates for the Stolp family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Stolp research. Another 110 words (8 lines of text) covering the years 1788, 1729, 1614, 1675, 1725 and 1730 are included under the topic Early Stolp History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Stolp Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Stolle, Stol, Stoller, Stole, Stohl, Stolhe and many more.

Early Notables of the Stolp family (pre 1700)

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Stolp migration to the United States

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Stolp Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
  • Gerlach Stolp, who arrived in America in 1750-1753 [1]
  • Joh Wilh Stolp, who landed in America in 1750-1753 [1]
  • Jost Stolp, who arrived in America in 1750-1753 [1]

Contemporary Notables of the name Stolp (post 1700)

  • Hermon O. Stolp, American politician, Social Democratic Candidate for New York State Assembly from Albany County 3rd District, 1904 [2]

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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. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, January 14) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
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