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Multiple Origins for the Surname Steen



Steen Early Origins



The surname Steen was first found in Holland, where the name became noted for its many branches in the region, each house acquiring a status and influence which was envied by the princes of the region. The name was first recorded in South Holland, a province of Holland, the most crowded province of the Netherlands. The principal cities are Rotterdam, Leyden and Shiedam. Noted is the famed castle of Teilengen where Jacqueline of Bavaria is buried. In their later history the surname became a power unto themselves and were elevated to the ranks of nobility as they grew into this most influential family.

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Steen Spelling Variations


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Steen Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Steen, Steene, Steenes, Steens, Sten, Stene, Stenes, Stens, Steenz, Steenez, Stein, Stien, van Steen, van der Steen, Steyn and many more.

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Steen Early History


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Steen Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Steen research. Another 302 words (22 lines of text) covering the years 1626, 1679, 1816, and 1846 are included under the topic Early Steen History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Steen Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Steen Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 25 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Steen Notables 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:

Steen Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Hans Steen, aged 24, arrived in New York in 1638

Steen Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Elias Steen, who arrived in New York in 1709
  • Jacob Steen, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1761
  • Elizabeth Steen, who landed in South Carolina in 1772

Steen Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • George Steen, aged 21, arrived in Delaware in 1812
  • Robert Steen, who arrived in New York, NY in 1815
  • Samuel Steen, aged 7, landed in New York, NY in 1834
  • Isabela Steen, aged 48, landed in New York, NY in 1834
  • Isabela, Steen Jr., aged 9, arrived in New York, NY in 1834
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Steen Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • John Steen, aged 23, a labourer, arrived in South Australia in 1856 aboard the ship "Fitzjames"
  • William Steen, aged 18, a labourer, arrived in South Australia in 1856 aboard the ship "Fitzjames"
  • Susannah Steen, aged 21, a domestic servant, arrived in South Australia in 1856 aboard the ship "Fitzjames"
  • Margaret Steen, aged 19, a domestic servant, arrived in South Australia in 1856 aboard the ship "Fitzjames"
  • John Steen, aged 22, arrived in South Australia in 1858 aboard the ship "Frenchman"
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Steen Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • Andrew Steen arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Gertrude" in 1863

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Contemporary Notables of the name Steen (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Steen (post 1700)



  • Charles A. Steen (1919-2006), American geologist who made and lost a fortune after discovering a uranium in Utah
  • William J. Steen, American politician, Mayor of Wheeling, West Virginia, 1925-29
  • Mrs. John Steen, American Democrat politician, Alternate Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Texas, 1964
  • Jennifer A. Steen, American Democrat politician, Presidential Elector for California, 1996
  • Henry Steen (b. 1858), American politician, Member of Minnesota State House of Representatives 2nd District, 1915-18; Member of Minnesota State Senate 2nd District, 1927-28
  • Fred Steen, American Republican politician, Presidential Elector for North Carolina, 2000
  • Curtis Steen, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Delaware, 1948 (alternate), 1956, 1960
  • David Steen (1936-2015), British photographer
  • Reiulf Steen (1933-2014), Norwegian politician and diplomat, Minister of Transportation (1971-1972) and Commerce (1979-1981), MP for Oslo and Akershus (1977-1993), Ambassador to Chile (1992-1996).[6]
  • Steve Steen (b. 1954), British actor and comedian
  • ... (Another 6 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Steen Historic Events


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Steen Historic Events




RMS Titanic

  • Mr. Leo Peter Van den Steen (d. 1912), aged 28, Belgian Third Class passenger from Haaltert who sailed aboard the RMS Titanic and died in the sinking

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Göbel, Otto. Niederdeutsche Familiennamen der Gegenwart Wolfshagen-Schäbentz. Franz: Westphal, 1936. Print.
    2. Gritzner, M. Handbuch der heraldischen Terminologie in zwölf Zungen. Nürnberg: 1890. Print.
    3. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    4. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    5. Kapff, Rudolf. Schwäbische Geschlechtsnamen. Stuttgart: Verlag Silberburg, 1927. Print.
    6. De Jong, Gerald Francis. The Dutch in America 1609-1974. New York: Twayne, 1975. Print.
    7. Bahlow, Hans. Deutschlands geographische Namenwelt Etymologisches Lexikon der Fluss- und Ortsnamen alteuropaischer Herkunft. Frankfurt: Suhrkamp, 1985. Print.
    8. Gottschald, Max. Deutsche Namenkunde unsere Familiennamen nach ihrer Entstehung und Bedeutung. München: J.F. Lehmanns Verlag, 1932. Print.
    9. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    10. Bayerisch Stammenbuch von den alten abgestorbenen Fuerten. Print.
    11. ...

    The Steen Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Steen 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 9 January 2017 at 09:16.

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