Origins Available: Dutch
Early Origins of the Steyne family
The surname Steyne was first found in Holland, where the name became noted for its many branches in the region, each house acquiring a status and influence which was envied by the princes of the region. The name was first recorded in South Holland, a province of Holland, the most crowded province of the Netherlands
. The principal cities are Rotterdam, Leyden and Shiedam. Noted is the famed castle of Teilengen where Jacqueline of Bavaria
is buried. In their later history the surname became a power unto themselves and were elevated to the ranks of nobility as they grew into this most influential family.
Early History of the Steyne family
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Steyne research.Another 302 words (22 lines of text) covering the years 1626, 1679, 1816, and 1846 are included under the topic Early Steyne History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.
Steyne Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Steen, Steene, Steenes, Steens, Sten, Stene, Stenes, Stens, Steenz, Steenez, Stein, Stien, van Steen, van der Steen, Steyn and many more.
Early Notables of the Steyne family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Steyne family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Steyne Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century
- John Steyne, who settled in Ontario in 1822
Contemporary Notables of the name Steyne (post 1700)
- Alan N. Steyne, American politician, U.S. Vice Consul in Montreal, 1931; Hamburg, 1932 CITATION[CLOSE]
The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, January 18) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html