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Sten Early Origins



The surname Sten 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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Sten Spelling Variations


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Sten 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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Sten Early History


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Sten Early History



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

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Sten Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Sten Early Notables (pre 1700)



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

Sten Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Hans Lenar Sten, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1733
  • Hans Lenar Sten, aged 21, arrived in Pennsylvania in 1733
  • Johan Georg Sten, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1754

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Jones, Henry Z. Palatine Families of New York 2 Volumes. Rockland, ME: Picton Press, 2001. Print. (ISBN 978-0961388829).
    2. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    3. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    4. Bayerisch Stammenbuch von den alten abgestorbenen Fuerten. Print.
    5. Hanks, Hodges, Mills and Room. The Oxford Names Companion. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-19-860561-7).
    6. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    7. Gottschald, Max. Deutsche Namenkunde unsere Familiennamen nach ihrer Entstehung und Bedeutung. München: J.F. Lehmanns Verlag, 1932. Print.
    8. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    9. Neubecker, Ottfried. Großes Wappen-Bilder-Lexikon der bürgerlichen Geschlechter Deutschlands Oesterreichs und der Schweiz. Battenberg, München: 1985. Print.
    10. Rupp, Daniel L. A Collection of Upwards of Thirty Thousand Names of German, Swiss, Dutch, French and Other Immigrants to Pennsylvania from 1727 to 1776. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 2000. Print. (ISBN 978-0806303024).
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    The Sten Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Sten 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 16 March 2010 at 08:10.

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