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The Stearnes surname is derived from the Middle High German word "stern," meaning "star."

Early Origins of the Stearnes family


The surname Stearnes was first found in the regions of Hannover and Mecklenburg, where the name Stern was anciently associated with the conflicts between rival tribes. They declared allegiances to many nobles and princes of this early period in history, using their influence in struggles for power and status within the region. They branched into many houses, and their support was sought by many leaders in their search for power.

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Early History of the Stearnes family

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Early History of the Stearnes family


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Another 250 words (18 lines of text) covering the year 1645 is included under the topic Early Stearnes History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Stearnes Spelling Variations

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Stearnes Spelling Variations


Spelling variations of this family name include: Stern, Stearn, Sturn, Sterne, Sturne, Stirn, Styrne, Stearne, Stirne and many more.

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Early Notables of the Stearnes family (pre 1700)

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Early Notables of the Stearnes family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Stearnes family to the New World and Oceana

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Migration of the Stearnes family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Stearnes Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Moses Stearnes, who arrived in Mississippi in 1798 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)

Stearnes Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Matthew Stearnes, who landed in San Francisco, California in 1851 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)

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  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)

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