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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, 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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  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. Sanders, Joanne McRee Edition. English Settlers in Barbados 1637-1800. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  2. Hinde, Thomas Ed. The Domesday Book England's Heritage Then and Now. Surrey: Colour Library Books, 1995. Print. (ISBN 1-85833-440-3).
  3. Leeson, Francis L. Dictionary of British Peerages. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-1121-5).
  4. Chadwick, Nora Kershaw and J.X.W.P Corcoran. The Celts. London: Penguin, 1790. Print. (ISBN 0140212116).
  5. Dunkling, Leslie. Dictionary of Surnames. Toronto: Collins, 1998. Print. (ISBN 0004720598).
  6. Crispin, M. Jackson and Leonce Mary. Falaise Roll Recording Prominent Companions of William Duke of Normandy at the Conquest of England. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  7. Magnusson, Magnus. Chambers Biographical Dictionary 5th edition. Edinburgh: W & R Chambers, 1990. Print.
  8. Lennard, Reginald. Rural England 1086-1135 A Study of Social and Agrarian Conditions. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1959. Print.
  9. Burke, John Bernard Ed. The Roll of Battle Abbey. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  10. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. 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.

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