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Sterret Early Origins



The surname Sterret was first found in Ayrshire (Gaelic: Siorrachd Inbhir Àir), formerly a county in the southwestern Strathclyde region of Scotland, that today makes up the Council Areas of South, East, and North Ayrshire, where they held a family seat from very ancient times, some say before the Norman Conquest in 1066.

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Sterret Spelling Variations


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Sterret Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Stirrett, Stirett, Sterritt, Stirratt, Starratt, Starrat, Starret and many more.

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Sterret Early History


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Sterret Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Sterret research. Another 210 words (15 lines of text) covering the years 1341, 1698, and 1703 are included under the topic Early Sterret History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Sterret Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Sterret Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Sterret Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Sterret In Ireland


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Sterret In Ireland



Some of the Sterret family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 286 words (20 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Sterret Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • John Sterret arrived in Philadelphia in 1840

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Contemporary Notables of the name Sterret (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Sterret (post 1700)



  • Virginia Frances Sterret (1900-1931), American artist and illustrator, remembered for her illustrations in Tanglewood Tales by Nathaniel Hawthorne (1921) and Arabian Nights (1928)

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Sterret Family Crest Products


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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    2. Bradford, William. History of Plymouth Plantation 1620-1647 Edited by Samuel Eliot Morrison 2 Volumes. New York: Russell and Russell, 1968. Print.
    3. Catholic Directory For Scotland. Glasgow: Burns Publications. Print.
    4. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    5. Innes, Thomas and Learney. Socts Heraldry A Practical Handbook on the Historical Principles and Modern Application of the Art of Science. London: Oliver and Boyd, 1934. Print.
    6. Burke, Sir Bernard. Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Landed Gentry Including American Families with British Ancestry 2 Volumes. London: Burke Publishing, 1939. Print.
    7. Warner, Philip Warner. Famous Scottish Battles. New York: Barnes and Noble, 1996. Print. (ISBN 0-76070-004-4).
    8. Browne, James. The History of Scotland it's Highlands, Regiments and Clans 8 Volumes. Edinburgh: Francis A Niccolls & Co, 1909. Print.
    9. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    10. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
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    The Sterret Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Sterret 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 12 November 2013 at 11:36.

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