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Start Early Origins



The surname Start 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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Start Spelling Variations


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Start Spelling Variations



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

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Start Early History


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Start Early History



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

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Start Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Start Early Notables (pre 1700)



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

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Start In Ireland


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Start In Ireland



Some of the Start 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:

Start Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Philadelphia Start, who arrived in Maryland in 1663
  • James Start, who arrived in Maryland in 1666
  • William Start, who landed in Maryland in 1676
  • John Start, aged 16, landed in Maryland in 1683

Start Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • Edward Start, aged 25, a farm labourer, arrived in South Australia in 1849 aboard the ship "Ascendant"
  • Edward Start arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Ascendant" in 1849

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Contemporary Notables of the name Start (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Start (post 1700)



  • Joseph Start (1842-1927), one of the biggest stars of baseball's earliest era, and certainly the top first baseman of his time
  • Miguel Start (b. 1987), New Zealand former rugby league player

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Fulton, Alexander. Scotland and Her Tartans: The Romantic Heritage of the Scottish Clans and Families. Godalming: Bramley, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-86283-880-0).
    2. 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).
    3. Skene, William Forbes Edition. Chronicles of the Picts, Chronicles of the Scots and Other Early Memorials of Scottish History. Edinburgh: H.M. General Register House, 1867. Print.
    4. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    5. Scarlett, James D. Tartan The Highland Textile. London: Shepheard-Walwyn, 1990. Print. (ISBN 0-85683-120-4).
    6. Moody David. Scottish Family History. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1994. Print. (ISBN 0806312688).
    7. Burke, Sir Bernard. Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Peerage and Baronetage, The Privy Council, Knightage and Compainonage. London: Burke Publishing, 1921. Print.
    8. Bain, Robert. The Clans and Tartans of Scotland. Glasgow & London: Collins, 1968. Print. (ISBN 000411117-6).
    9. Bell, Robert. The Book of Ulster Surnames. Belfast: Blackstaff, 1988. Print. (ISBN 10-0856404160).
    10. The Norman People and Their Existing Descendants in the British Dominions and the United States Of America. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0636-X).
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    The Start Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Start 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 8 May 2015 at 09:15.

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