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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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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Skordas, Guest. Ed. The Early Settlers of Maryland an Index to Names or Immigrants Complied from Records of Land Patents 1633-1680 in the Hall of Records Annapolis, Maryland. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1968. Print.
    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. Leeson, Francis L. Dictionary of British Peerages. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-1121-5).
    4. Papworth, J.W and A.W Morant. Ordinary of British Armorials. London: T.Richards, 1874. Print.
    5. Moncrieffe, Sir Ian of That Ilk and Don Pottinger. Clan Map Scotland of Old. Edinburgh: Bartholomew and Son, 1983. Print.
    6. Innes, Thomas and Learney. Socts Heraldry A Practical Handbook on the Historical Principles and Modern Application of the Art of Science. London: Oliver and Boyd, 1934. Print.
    7. 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.
    8. Burke, John Bernard Ed. The Roll of Battle Abbey. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    9. Hinde, Thomas Ed. The Domesday Book England's Heritage Then and Now. Surrey: Colour Library Books, 1995. Print. (ISBN 1-85833-440-3).
    10. Paul, Sir James Balfour. An Ordinary of Arms Contained in the Public Register of All Arms and Bearings in Scotland Second Edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1903. Print.
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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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