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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. Humble, Richard. The Fall of Saxon England. New York: Barnes and Noble, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-88029-987-8).
    2. Shirley, Evelyn Philip. Noble and Gentle Men of England Or Notes Touching The Arms and Descendants of the Ancient Knightley and Gentle Houses of England Arranged in their Respective Counties 3rd Edition. Westminster: John Bowyer Nichols and Sons, 1866. Print.
    3. Burke, Sir Bernard. General Armory Of England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today. Print.
    4. Elster, Robert J. International Who's Who. London: Europa/Routledge. Print.
    5. Burke, John Bernard Ed. The Roll of Battle Abbey. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    6. Bullock, L.G. Historical Map of England and Wales. Edinburgh: Bartholomew and Son, 1971. Print.
    7. Holt, J.C. Ed. Domesday Studies. Woodbridge: Boydell, 1987. Print. (ISBN 0-85115-477-8).
    8. Thirsk, Joan. The Agrarian History of England and Wales. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press: 7 Volumes. Print.
    9. Lennard, Reginald. Rural England 1086-1135 A Study of Social and Agrarian Conditions. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1959. Print.
    10. Leeson, Francis L. Dictionary of British Peerages. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1986. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-1121-5).
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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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