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Starrett Early Origins



The surname Starrett was first found in Ayrshire (Gaelic: Siorrachd Inbhir Àir), formerly a county in the southwestern Strathclyde region of Scotland, that today makes up the Council Areas of South, East, and North Ayrshire, where they held a family seat from very ancient times, some say before the Norman Conquest in 1066.

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Starrett Spelling Variations


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Starrett Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Stirrett, Stirett, Sterritt, Stirratt, Starratt, Starrat, Starret and many more.

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Starrett Early History


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Starrett Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Starrett research. Another 210 words (15 lines of text) covering the years 1341, 1698, and 1703 are included under the topic Early Starrett History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Starrett Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Starrett Early Notables (pre 1700)



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

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Starrett In Ireland


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Starrett In Ireland



Some of the Starrett family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 286 words (20 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:

Starrett Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • William Starrett, who landed in New England in 1735

Starrett Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • James, John, Thomas, William, and W. J. Starrett, all arrived in Philadelphia between 1840 and 1860

Starrett Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • Martha Starrett, aged 24, a domestic servant, arrived in South Australia in 1855 aboard the ship "Grand Trianon"

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Contemporary Notables of the name Starrett (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Starrett (post 1700)



  • Charles Vincent Emerson Starrett (1886-1974), American detective, fantasy, horror writer and newspaperman
  • Paul Starrett (1866-1957), American builder, best known for building the Empire State Building, the Flatiron Building, and Penn Station
  • Mary Starrett (b. 1954), American National Political Communications Director of the Constitution Party
  • Laroy S. Starrett (1836-1922), American businessman and inventor, founder of L. S. Starrett Company in 1905
  • Melvin Keith Starrett (b. 1951), United States federal judge
  • Jack Starrett (1936-1989), American actor and film director
  • Charles Starrett (1903-1986), American actor, best known for his starring role in the Durango Kid (1940)
  • Brooke Starrett, Australian footballer

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Starrett Family Crest Products


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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Holt, J.C. Ed. Domesday Studies. Woodbridge: Boydell, 1987. Print. (ISBN 0-85115-477-8).
    2. 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).
    3. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    4. Barrow, G.W.S Ed. Acts of Malcom IV 1153-65 Volume I Regesta Regum Scottorum 1153-1424. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 1960. Print.
    5. Burke, Sir Bernard. Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Peerage and Baronetage, The Privy Council, Knightage and Compainonage. London: Burke Publishing, 1921. Print.
    6. Innes, Thomas and Learney. Scots Heraldry A Practical Handbook on the Historical Principles and Mordern Application of the Art and Science. London: Oliver and Boyd, 1934. Print.
    7. Dorward, David. Scottish Surnames. Glasgow: Harper Collins, 1995. Print.
    8. Black, George F. The Surnames of Scotland Their Origin, Meaning and History. New York: New York Public Library, 1946. Print. (ISBN 0-87104-172-3).
    9. Fulton, Alexander. Scotland and Her Tartans: The Romantic Heritage of the Scottish Clans and Families. Godalming: Bramley, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-86283-880-0).
    10. Burke, John Bernard Ed. The Roll of Battle Abbey. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    11. ...

    The Starrett Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Starrett 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 3 August 2015 at 14:36.

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