Show ContentsStenback History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

The Swedish name Stenback is generally thought to come from personal name Sten. The word "sten," means "stone;" so it may have been a topographic name for someone who lived on stony ground, or perhaps an occupational name for someone who worked with stone.

United States Stenback migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Stenback Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Peter Stenback, aged 28, who landed in San Francisco, California in 1868 [1]

  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) on Facebook