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Starc History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms



The name Starc comes from the ancient Anglo-Saxon culture of Britain. It was a name for a person who is firm, or resolute. Starc is a nickname surname, which belongs to the category of hereditary surnames. Nicknames form a broad and miscellaneous class of surnames, and can refer directly or indirectly to one's personality, physical attributes, mannerisms, or even their habits of dress. The surname Starc comes from the Old English word stark, which means firm, and was given to someone who was powerful or resolute. This family was established in Suffolk since the early Middle Ages.


Early Origins of the Starc family


The surname Starc was first found in Suffolk, where the Starc family held a family seat from ancient times.

Early History of the Starc family


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Another 159 words (11 lines of text) covering the years 1222, 1273, 1314, 1376, 1540, 1544, 1677, 1728, 1745, 1757, 1794, and 1822 are included under the topic Early Starc History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Starc 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 Starc has undergone many spelling variations, including Stark, Starck, Starke, Starckman, Sterke, Sterk, Starkey, Starkie and many more.

Early Notables of the Starc family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Starc family to the New World and Oceana


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 Starc were among those contributors: George Stark, who sailed to Philadelphia in 1753. Margaret Stark arrived in Mississippi in 1820 and John Stark sailed to Quebec in 1825.

Contemporary Notables of the name Starc (post 1700)


  • Albin Starc, Croatian fighter pilot and flying ace in the Croatian Air Force, during World War II, credited with 11 aerial victories

The Starc Motto


The motto was originally a war cry or slogan. Mottoes first began to be shown with arms in the 14th and 15th centuries, but were not in general use until the 17th century. Thus the oldest coats of arms generally do not include a motto. Mottoes seldom form part of the grant of arms: Under most heraldic authorities, a motto is an optional component of the coat of arms, and can be added to or changed at will; many families have chosen not to display a motto.

Motto: Fortiorum fortia facta
Motto Translation: The brave deeds of brave men.


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