Stainback History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

The Swedish name Stainback is generally thought to come from personal name Sten. The word "sten," means "stone;" so it may have been a topographic name for someone who lived on stony ground, or perhaps an occupational name for someone who worked with stone.


Contemporary Notables of the name Stainback (post 1700) +

  • Timothy Stainback, American Republican politician, Delegate to Republican National Convention from Texas, 2008 [1]
  • Ingram Macklin Stainback (1883-1961), American Democratic Party politician, U.S. Attorney for Hawaii, 1934-40; U.S. District Judge for Hawaii, 1940-42; Governor of Hawaii Territory, 1942-51; Justice of Hawaii Territorial Supreme Court, 1951 [1]
  • Charles Stainback, American Democratic Party politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Tennessee, 1948 [1]
  • C. A. Stainback, American Democratic Party politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Tennessee, 1888, 1912 (alternate), 1924, 1928 (alternate) [1]


  1. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 13) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html


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