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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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    Other References

    1. 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.
    2. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    3. Hinde, Thomas Ed. The Domesday Book England's Heritage Then and Now. Surrey: Colour Library Books, 1995. Print. (ISBN 1-85833-440-3).
    4. Markale, J. Celtic Civilization. London: Gordon & Cremonesi, 1976. Print.
    5. Skene, William Forbes Edition. Chronicles of the Picts, Chronicles of the Scots and Other Early Memorials of Scottish History. Edinburgh: H.M. General Register House, 1867. Print.
    6. Prebble, John. The Highland Clearances. London: Secker & Warburg, 1963. Print.
    7. Urquhart, Blair Edition. Tartans The New Compact Study Guide and Identifier. Secauccus, NJ: Chartwell Books, 1994. Print. (ISBN 0-7858-0050-6).
    8. Burke, Sir Bernard. Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Landed Gentry Including American Families with British Ancestry 2 Volumes. London: Burke Publishing, 1939. Print.
    9. Scots Kith and Kin And Illustrated Map Revised 2nd Edition. Edinburgh: Clan House/Albyn. Print.
    10. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
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    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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