Staziker History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
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The name Staziker belongs to the early history of Britain, it's origins lie with the Anglo-Saxons. It is a product of their having lived in the settlement of Stirzacre in the county of Lancashire. The surname Staziker belongs to the large category of Anglo-Saxon habitation names, which are derived from pre-existing names for towns, villages, parishes, or farmsteads.
Early Origins of the Staziker family
The surname Staziker was first found in Lancashire where they held a family seat as Lords of the manor of Stirzaker originally Steresaker, in the parish of Garstang, some say before the Norman Conquest of England in 1066. The origin of the name is to describe estates which were steers-acre, and under this spelling the name was recorded in the 13th century.
Early History of the Staziker family
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Staziker Spelling Variations
Until the dictionary, an invention of only the last few hundred years, the English language lacked any comprehensive system of spelling rules. Consequently, spelling variations in names are frequently found in early Anglo-Saxon and later Anglo-Norman documents. One person's name was often spelled several different ways over a lifetime. The recorded variations of Staziker include Stirzaker, Stirzacker, Stirsaker, Stirsacker, Sterzaker, Stersaker, Steresaker, Steresake, Stazicker, Staziker, Sturzaker and many more.
Early Notables of the Staziker family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Staziker family
Thousands of English families boarded ships sailing to the New World in the hope of escaping the unrest found in England at this time. Although the search for opportunity and freedom from persecution abroad took the lives of many because of the cramped conditions and unsanitary nature of the vessels, the opportunity perceived in the growing colonies of North America beckoned. Many of the settlers who survived the journey went on to make important contributions to the transplanted cultures of their adopted countries. The Staziker were among these contributors, for they have been located in early North American records: Robert Styrzaker who landed in North America in 1705.
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