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The Stand name has descended through the generations from the ancient Anglo-Saxon culture. Their name comes from having lived in the parish of Staines in the counties of Middlesex and Surrey. The latter appears in the Domesday Book [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin, Eds., Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8)
as "Stanes" derived from the Old English word "stan" and meant "place at the stones". [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
Mills, A.D., Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-19-869156-4)
One of the first records of the name was Sir William Staine who married into the Yarboroughs of Heslington Hall about the year 1100.

Stand Early Origins



The surname Stand was first found in Yorkshire where they may have given their name to a number of places in Yorkshire including several Staintons, Stainland, Stainforth or Stainburn. Staines-upon-Thames, commonly referred to simply as Staines, is a town on the River Thames in the borough of Spelthorne in Surrey (in the historic county of Middlesex.) Early records also revealed Richard of Staines (or Richard de Stanes) (d. 1277), a English clerical judge who acted as an Itinerant Justice, then was appointed justice of the Court of King's Bench in 1209 and finally Lord Chief Justice in 1269.

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Stand Spelling Variations


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Stand Spelling Variations



Only recently has spelling become standardized in the English language. As the English language evolved in the Middle Ages, the spelling of names changed also. The name Stand has undergone many spelling variations, including Stain, Staine, Staines, Stane, Stanes, Stayn and others.

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Stand Early History


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Stand Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Stand research. Another 157 words (11 lines of text) covering the years 1725, 1613, 1665 and 1640 are included under the topic Early Stand History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Stand Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Stand Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 48 words (3 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Stand Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration



To escape the unstable social climate in England of this time, many families boarded ships for the New World with the hope of finding land, opportunity, and greater religious and political freedom. Although the voyages were expensive, crowded, and difficult, those families that arrived often found greater opportunities and freedoms than they could have experienced at home. Many of those families went on to make significant contributions to the rapidly developing colonies in which they settled. Early North American records indicate many people bearing the name Stand were among those contributors:

Stand Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Ollive Stand, who arrived in Virginia in 1714

Stand Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Barney Stand, who arrived in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pennsylvania in 1848

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Contemporary Notables of the name Stand (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Stand (post 1700)



  • Murray W. Stand, American Democrat politician, Delegate to New York State Constitutional Convention 14th District, 1938
  • Bert Stand, American Democrat politician, Alternate Delegate to Democratic National Convention from New York, 1936, 1940, 1944, 1948, 1952

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Citations


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  1. ^ Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin, Eds., Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8)
  2. ^ Mills, A.D., Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-19-869156-4)

Other References

  1. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
  2. Elster, Robert J. International Who's Who. London: Europa/Routledge. Print.
  3. Papworth, J.W and A.W Morant. Ordinary of British Armorials. London: T.Richards, 1874. Print.
  4. The Norman People and Their Existing Descendants in the British Dominions and the United States Of America. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0636-X).
  5. Ingram, Rev. James. Translator Anglo-Saxon Chronicle 1823. Print.
  6. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
  7. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
  8. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
  9. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
  10. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
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The Stand Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Stand 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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