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The Standford family name comes from having lived in one of the many villages called Stanford, found in at least ten parishes in England. As such, the surname Standford is classed as a habitation name, derived from pre-existing names for towns, villages, parishes, or farmsteads.

Standford Early Origins



The surname Standford was first found in Staffordshire where they held a family seat from very ancient times, as Lords of the manor of Stamford, some say well before the Norman Conquest and the arrival of Duke William at Hastings in 1066 A.D.

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Standford Spelling Variations


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Standford Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Stanford, Standerford and others.

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Standford Early History


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Standford Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Standford research. Another 270 words (19 lines of text) covering the years 1175 and 1461 are included under the topic Early Standford History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Standford Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Standford Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Standford Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Standford In Ireland


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Standford In Ireland



Some of the Standford family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 112 words (8 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Standford Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Abraham Standford, who arrived in Virginia in 1654

Standford Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Edward Standford, who landed in New York, NY in 1816

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Contemporary Notables of the name Standford (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Standford (post 1700)



  • Patric Standford (1939-2014), English composer, pedagogue and writer

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Standford Family Crest Products


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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    2. Bowman, George Ernest. The Mayflower Reader A Selection of Articales from The Mayflower Descendent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    3. Crispin, M. Jackson and Leonce Mary. Falaise Roll Recording Prominent Companions of William Duke of Normandy at the Conquest of England. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    4. Weis, Frederick Lewis, Walter Lee Sheppard and David Faris. Ancestral Roots of Sixty Colonists Who Came to New England Between 1623 and 1650 7th Edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0806313676).
    5. Bradford, William. History of Plymouth Plantation 1620-1647 Edited by Samuel Eliot Morrison 2 Volumes. New York: Russell and Russell, 1968. Print.
    6. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    7. Holt, J.C. Ed. Domesday Studies. Woodbridge: Boydell, 1987. Print. (ISBN 0-85115-477-8).
    8. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    9. Thirsk, Joan. The Agrarian History of England and Wales. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press: 7 Volumes. Print.
    10. Magnusson, Magnus. Chambers Biographical Dictionary 5th edition. Edinburgh: W & R Chambers, 1990. Print.
    11. ...

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

    This page was last modified on 28 April 2014 at 12:46.

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