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Stenholm History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms



The Swedish name Stenholm 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.

Early Origins of the Stenholm family



Migration of the Stenholm family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Stenholm Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Johan Erik Stenholm, aged 33, who arrived in New York in 1850 [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)

Contemporary Notables of the name Stenholm (post 1700)


  • Katherine Corne Stenholm (1917-2015), American film director and the founding director of Unusual Films
  • Cindy Stenholm, American Democrat politician, Alternate Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Texas, 1980 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 9) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Charles Walter Stenholm (b. 1938), American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Texas, 1972, 1996, 2000, 2004; U.S. Representative from Texas 17th District, 1979-; Defeated, 2004 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 9) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

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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)
  2. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2015, November 9) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

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