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The Swedish name Stenberg 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.

Stenberg Early Origins




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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Stenberg Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Johannes Stenberg, aged 41, who arrived in America in 1853 [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)
  • Johannes Petersson Stenberg, aged 41, who landed in America in 1853 [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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Contemporary Notables of the name Stenberg (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Stenberg (post 1700)



  • Jeremy "Twitch" Stenberg (b. 1981), American professional freestyle motocross rider and professional off-road truck racer
  • Don Stenberg (b. 1948), American Republican politician, Treasurer of Nebraska (2011-)
  • Amandla Stenberg (b. 1998), American actress, voice artist, and comedienne, known for her role in The Hunger Games
  • Nancy Stenberg, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Massachusetts, 2008
  • Don Stenberg, American Republican politician, Candidate for U.S. Senator from Nebraska, 2000; Delegate to Republican National Convention from Nebraska, 2008
  • Hans Stenberg (1953-2016), Swedish social democratic politician
  • Birgitta Stenberg (1932-2014), Swedish author, translator and illustrator, awarded the the Selma Lagerlöf Prize in 2005
  • Ragnar Olaf Jakob Stenberg (1887-1954), Finnish athlete at the 1908 Summer Olympics
  • Vladimir Stenberg (1899-1982), and his brother Georgii Stenberg (1900-1933), Soviet artists and set designers

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Stenberg Family Crest Products


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Citations


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Citations



  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)

Other References

  1. Dunkling, Leslie. Dictionary of Surnames. Toronto: Collins, 1998. Print. (ISBN 0004720598).
  2. Burke, Sir Bernard. Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Peerage and Baronetage, The Privy Council, Knightage and Compainonage. London: Burke Publishing, 1921. Print.
  3. Hanks, Hodges, Mills and Room. The Oxford Names Companion. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-19-860561-7).
  4. Shaw, William A. Knights of England A Complete Record from the Earliest Time to the Present Day of the Knights of all the Orders of Chivalry in England, Scotland, Ireland and Knights Bachelors 2 Volumes. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print. (ISBN 080630443X).
  5. MacAulay, Thomas Babington. History of England from the Accession of James the Second 4 volumes. New York: Harper and Brothers, 1879. Print.
  6. Sanders, Joanne McRee Edition. English Settlers in Barbados 1637-1800. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  7. Markale, J. Celtic Civilization. London: Gordon & Cremonesi, 1976. Print.
  8. Burke, John Bernard Ed. The Roll of Battle Abbey. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  9. Foster, Joseph. Dictionary of Heraldry Feudal Coats of Arms and Pedigrees. London: Bracken Books, 1989. Print. (ISBN 1-85170-309-8).
  10. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin, Eds. Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
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The Stenberg Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Stenberg 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 29 August 2016 at 12:27.

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