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Sterritt Early Origins



The surname Sterritt 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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Sterritt Spelling Variations


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Sterritt Spelling Variations



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

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Sterritt Early History


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Sterritt Early History



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

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Sterritt Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Sterritt Early Notables (pre 1700)



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

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Sterritt In Ireland


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Sterritt In Ireland



Some of the Sterritt 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:

Sterritt Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century

  • Alexander Sterritt, aged 26, a labourer, arrived in Saint John, New Brunswick aboard the ship "Billow" in 1833
  • Isabella Sterritt, aged 19, arrived in Saint John, New Brunswick aboard the ship "Billow" in 1833

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Contemporary Notables of the name Sterritt (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Sterritt (post 1700)



  • M. B. Sterritt, American Republican politician, Alternate Delegate to Republican National Convention from Florida, 1932
  • John Sterritt, American politician, Member of California State Assembly 15th District, 1856-57
  • David Sterritt (b. 1944), American film critic, author and scholar

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Sterritt Family Crest Products


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Le Patourel, John. The Norman Empire. New York: Oxford University Press, 1976. Print. (ISBN 0-19-822525-3).
    2. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Scotch Irish Pioneers In Ulster and America. Montana: Kessinger Publishing. Print.
    3. Barrow, G.W.S Ed. Acts of Malcom IV 1153-65 Volume I Regesta Regum Scottorum 1153-1424. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 1960. Print.
    4. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
    5. Magnusson, Magnus. Chambers Biographical Dictionary 5th edition. Edinburgh: W & R Chambers, 1990. Print.
    6. Dorward, David. Scottish Surnames. Glasgow: Harper Collins, 1995. Print.
    7. Papworth, J.W and A.W Morant. Ordinary of British Armorials. London: T.Richards, 1874. Print.
    8. Bell, Robert. The Book of Ulster Surnames. Belfast: Blackstaff, 1988. Print. (ISBN 10-0856404160).
    9. Skordas, Guest. Ed. The Early Settlers of Maryland an Index to Names or Immigrants Complied from Records of Land Patents 1633-1680 in the Hall of Records Annapolis, Maryland. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1968. Print.
    10. Holt, J.C. Ed. Domesday Studies. Woodbridge: Boydell, 1987. Print. (ISBN 0-85115-477-8).
    11. ...

    The Sterritt Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Sterritt 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 6 December 2015 at 19:30.

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