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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


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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, arrived in America in 1853
  • Johannes Petersson Stenberg, aged 41, landed in America in 1853

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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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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Leeson, Francis L. Dictionary of British Peerages. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-1121-5).
    2. Burke, Sir Bernard. Burke's Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Landed Gentry: Including American Families with British Ancestry. (2 Volumes). London: Burke Publishing, 1939. Print.
    3. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin . Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
    4. Burke, Sir Bernard. Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Peerage and Baronetage, The Privy Council, Knightage and Compainonage. London: Burke Publishing, 1921. Print.
    5. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin, Eds. Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
    6. Elster, Robert J. International Who's Who. London: Europa/Routledge. Print.
    7. Papworth, J.W and A.W Morant. Ordinary of British Armorials. London: T.Richards, 1874. Print.
    8. Innes, Thomas and Learney. The Tartans of the Clans and Families of Scotland 1st Edition. Edinburgh: W & A. K. Johnston Limited, 1938. Print.
    9. Sanders, Joanne McRee Edition. English Settlers in Barbados 1637-1800. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    10. Markale, J. Celtic Civilization. London: Gordon & Cremonesi, 1976. Print.
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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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