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The origins of the Steedes surname date from the ancient Anglo-Saxon culture of Britain. Their name originated with an early member who was a man of mettle, or someone noted for his high spirits. In this case, this surname is derived from the Old English word steda, which means stud-horse or stallion.

Steedes Early Origins



The surname Steedes was first found in Yorkshire where they held a family seat from very early times.

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Steedes Early History


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Steedes Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Steedes research. Another 249 words (18 lines of text) covering the years 1376, 1588, 1417, 1581, 1619, 1796, 1701 and 1735 are included under the topic Early Steedes History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Steedes Spelling Variations


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Steedes Spelling Variations



The English language only became standardized in the last few centuries; therefore, spelling variations are common among early Anglo-Saxon names. As the form of the English language changed, even the spelling of literate people's names evolved. Steedes has been recorded under many different variations, including Stead, Steed and others.

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Steedes Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Steedes Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 31 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Steedes Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration



For many English families, the political and religious disarray that shrouded England made the far away New World an attractive prospect. On cramped disease-ridden ships, thousands migrated to those British colonies that would eventually become Canada and the United States. Those hardy settlers that survived the journey often went on to make important contributions to the emerging nations in which they landed. Analysis of immigration records indicates that some of the first North American immigrants bore the name Steedes or a variant listed above: Thomas Stead who settled in Virginia in 1649; Elizabeth Stead settled in Nevis in 1660; another Elizabeth settled in New York State in 1774; Thomas Stead settled in Cape Fear N.C. in 1774.

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