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, and austere.
Early Origins of the Starner family
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
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, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.
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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
Starner Settlers in United States in the 20th Century
Contemporary Notables of the name Starner (post 1700)
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