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The origins of the Stanes name come from when the Anglo-Saxon tribes ruled over Britain. The name Stanes was originally derived from a family 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.

Stanes Early Origins



The surname Stanes 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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Stanes Spelling Variations


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Stanes Spelling Variations



Before English spelling was standardized a few hundred years ago, spelling variations of names were a common occurrence. Elements of Latin, French and other languages became incorporated into English through the Middle Ages, and name spellings changed even among the literate. The variations of the surname Stanes include Stain, Staine, Staines, Stane, Stanes, Stayn and others.

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Stanes Early History


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Stanes Early History



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

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Stanes Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Stanes Early Notables (pre 1700)



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

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The Great Migration



A great wave of immigration to the New World was the result of the enormous political and religious disarray that struck England at that time. Families left for the New World in extremely large numbers. The long journey was the end of many immigrants and many more arrived sick and starving. Still, those who made it were rewarded with an opportunity far greater than they had known at home in England. These emigrant families went on to make significant contributions to these emerging colonies in which they settled. Some of the first North American settlers carried this name or one of its variants:

Stanes Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Ja Stanes, who landed in Virginia in 1663

Stanes Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Edward Stanes, who arrived in Virginia in 1705
  • John Stanes, who arrived in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1730-1731

Stanes Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • Henry Stanes arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Caspar" in 1849

Stanes Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • Obediah Stanes arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Black Eagle" in 1861

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Contemporary Notables of the name Stanes (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Stanes (post 1700)



  • Douglas Moncrieff Stanes (1917-2001), Canadian politician in Manitoba, Canada
  • Sir Robert Stanes, the founder of United Nilgri Tea Estates in India

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Citations


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Citations



  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. Dunkling, Leslie. Dictionary of Surnames. Toronto: Collins, 1998. Print. (ISBN 0004720598).
  2. Shirley, Evelyn Philip. Noble and Gentle Men of England Or Notes Touching The Arms and Descendants of the Ancient Knightley and Gentle Houses of England Arranged in their Respective Counties 3rd Edition. Westminster: John Bowyer Nichols and Sons, 1866. Print.
  3. Mills, A.D. Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-19-869156-4).
  4. Cook, Chris. English Historical Facts 1603-1688. London: MacMillan, 1980. Print.
  5. Ingram, Rev. James. Translator Anglo-Saxon Chronicle 1823. Print.
  6. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
  7. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
  8. 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.
  9. Foster, Joseph. Dictionary of Heraldry Feudal Coats of Arms and Pedigrees. London: Bracken Books, 1989. Print. (ISBN 1-85170-309-8).
  10. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
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The Stanes Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Stanes 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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