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The ancient roots of the Stettner family are found in the German state of Bavaria. The Stettner surname, was a local name, for someone who lived in Nuremburg, where the family acquired vast feudal estates and lived in an elegant manor.

Stettner Early Origins



The surname Stettner was first found in Nuremburg, where the name Stettner was anciently associated with the tribal conflicts of the area. They declared allegiances to many nobles and princes of early history, lending their influence in struggles for power and status within the region. They branched into many houses, and their contributions were sought by many leaders in their search for power.

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Stettner Spelling Variations


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Stettner Spelling Variations



One can encounter great variation in the spelling of surnames: in early times, spelling in general, and thus the spelling of names was not yet standardized; and later, spellings would change with branching and movement of families. Variations of the name Stettner include Stettner, Stetner, Stettnen, Stettiner, Stettnel, Stettnle, Stettler, Stettina, Stetter, Stettnere, Stetter and many more.

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Stettner Early History


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Stettner Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Stettner research. Another 174 words (12 lines of text) covering the year 1670 is included under the topic Early Stettner History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Stettner Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Stettner Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Stettner Notables 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



German settlers were among the most common to come to North America between the mid-17th and mid-20th centuries. Poverty and religious persecution drove many Bavarians to make this long trek. tenant farmers were also enticed by the prospect of owning land. From east to west, these German immigrants populated the United States, settling in Pennsylvania, Texas, New York, Illinois, and California. Ontario and the prairie provinces of Canada also provided homes to many. Early settlers bearing the Stettner surname or a spelling variation of the name include:

Stettner Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • John Stettner, arrived in New York City in 1754
  • John Stettner, who landed in New York, NY in 1754

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Contemporary Notables of the name Stettner (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Stettner (post 1700)



  • Edward Stettner Ph.D., American Associate Dean of the College at Wellesley from 1977 to 1986, and Dean of the Faculty from 1986 to 1988
  • Armando P. Stettner, American computer engineer and architect, known for his Unix development and for building the VAX version of UNIX, Ultrix while at Digital Equipment Corporation (DEC)
  • Patrick Stettner, American award winning film director, best known for his work on The Night Listener (2006), The Business of Strangers (2001) and Flux (1996)
  • Louis Stettner (b. 1922), American noted photographer, best known for his streetscapes, portraits and architectural images of New York and Paris
  • Dirk Stettner (b. 1969), German entrepreneur and politician, Member of the Berlin Parliament for Pankow (2011-)

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Bahlow, Hans (Edda Gentry trns). Dictionary of German Names . Madison, Wisconsin: Max Kade Institute, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-924119-35-7).
    2. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    3. Fogleman, Aaron Spencer. Journeys German Immigration, Settlement and Political Culture in Colonial America 1717-1775. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1986. Print. (ISBN 978-0812215489).
    4. Weis, Frederick Lewis, Walter Lee Sheppard and David Faris. Ancestral Roots of Sixty Colonists Who Came to New England Between 1623 and 1650 7th Edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0806313676).
    5. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    6. Bentley, Elizabeth P. Passenger Arrivals at the Port of New York 1820-1829. Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., 1999. Print.
    7. Neubecker, Ottfried. Wappen-Bilder-Lexikon der bürgerlichen Geschlechter Deutschlands, Oesterreichs und der Schweiz. Battenberg, München: 1985. Print.
    8. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    9. Oswald, G. Lexicon der Heraldik. Leipzig: 1984. Print.
    10. Filby, P. William and Mary K Meyer. Passenger and Immigration Lists Index in Four Volumes. Detroit: Gale Research, 1985. Print. (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8).
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    The Stettner Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Stettner 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 4 December 2016 at 21:19.

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