Starner is a name of Anglo-Saxon
origin. It was a name given to a stern person. The surname Starner is derived from the Old English word styrne,
which means severe, strict, uncompromising,
Early Origins of the Starner family
The surname Starner was first found in Buckinghamshire
where they held a family seat
as Lords of the manor of Grendon from early times.
Early History of the Starner family
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Starner Spelling Variations
Before the last few hundred
years, the English language had no fast system of spelling rules. For that reason, spelling variations
are commonly found in early Anglo-Saxon
surnames. Over the years, many variations of the name Starner were recorded, including Sterne, Stern, Stearn, Stearns and others.
Early Notables of the Starner family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Starner family to Ireland
Some of the Starner family moved to Ireland
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Migration of the Starner family to the New World and Oceana
To escape oppression and starvation at that time, many English families left for the "open frontiers" of the New World with all its perceived opportunities. In droves people migrated to the many British colonies, those in North America in particular, paying high rates for passages in cramped, unsafe ships. Although many of the settlers did not make the long passage alive, those who did see the shores of North America perceived great opportunities before them. Many of the families that came from England
went on to make essential contributions to the emerging nations of Canada and the United States. Research into various historical records revealed some of first members of the Starner family emigrate to North America:
Starner Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
- Hans Georg Starner, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1743 CITATION[CLOSE]
Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
Starner Settlers in United States in the 20th Century
- Frederick W. Starner, aged 27, who settled in America from Otley, England, in 1905
- William R. Starner, aged 27, who landed in America, in 1909
- Selma Johanna Starner, aged 37, who settled in Denver, Colorado, in 1920
- Herbert Starner, aged 52, who settled in Carlisle, Pennsylvania, in 1922
- Myrtle Starner, aged 36, who landed in America, in 1924
Contemporary Notables of the name Starner (post 1700)
- Shelby Starner (d. 2003), American pop singer in the 1990s
- Thad Eugene Starner, American founder and director of the Contextual Computing Group at Georgia Tech's College of Computing