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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.

Stenholm 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:

Stenholm Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

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

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Contemporary Notables of the name Stenholm (post 1700)


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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
  • 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

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Citations


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    Other References

    1. Magnusson, Magnus. Chambers Biographical Dictionary 5th edition. Edinburgh: W & R Chambers, 1990. Print.
    2. Fairbairn. Fairbain's book of Crests of the Families of Great Britain and Ireland, 4th Edition 2 volumes in one. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1968. Print.
    3. Foster, Joseph. Dictionary of Heraldry Feudal Coats of Arms and Pedigrees. London: Bracken Books, 1989. Print. (ISBN 1-85170-309-8).
    4. Bede, The Venerable. Historia Ecclesiatica Gentis Anglorum (The Ecclesiastical History Of the English People). Available through Internet Medieval Sourcebook the Fordham University Centre for Medieval Studies. Print.
    5. Humble, Richard. The Fall of Saxon England. New York: Barnes and Noble, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-88029-987-8).
    6. Papworth, J.W and A.W Morant. Ordinary of British Armorials. London: T.Richards, 1874. Print.
    7. Reaney P.H and R.M. Wilson. A Dictionary of English Surnames. London: Routledge, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-415-05737-X).
    8. Le Patourel, John. The Norman Empire. New York: Oxford University Press, 1976. Print. (ISBN 0-19-822525-3).
    9. Hinde, Thomas Ed. The Domesday Book England's Heritage Then and Now. Surrey: Colour Library Books, 1995. Print. (ISBN 1-85833-440-3).
    10. Markale, J. Celtic Civilization. London: Gordon & Cremonesi, 1976. Print.
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    The Stenholm Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Stenholm 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 9 November 2015 at 11:03.

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