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Early Origins of the Sten family


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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Early History of the Sten family

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Early History of the Sten family


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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 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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Early Notables of the Sten family (pre 1700)

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Early Notables of the Sten family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Sten family to the New World and Oceana

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Migration of the Sten family to the New World and Oceana


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, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1733 [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)
  • Johan Georg Sten, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1754 [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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