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Stiff History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms



Early Origins of the Stiff family


The surname Stiff was first found in Gloucester where they held a family seat, and the name was originally Styffe, and was sometimes used as an abbreviation of Stephen.

Early History of the Stiff family


This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Stiff research.
Another 290 words (21 lines of text) covering the years 1086, 1700, and 1892 are included under the topic Early Stiff History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Stiff Spelling Variations


Spelling variations of this family name include: Stiffe, Stiff, Styff, Styffe, Stife and others.

Early Notables of the Stiff family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Stiff family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Stiff Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Henry and Sarah Stiff, who settled in Barbados in 1660

Stiff Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • John Stiff, who arrived in America in 1760-1763 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • John Stiff, who settled in New England in 1762

Stiff Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • John and Thomas Stiff, who settled in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1808

Stiff Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • Mary E. Stiff, aged 39, who settled in America from London, in 1903
  • William Stiff, aged 48, who settled in Bridgeport, Conn, in 1910
  • Hugh Vernon Stiff, aged 0, who landed in America from London, England, in 1916
  • Wm. Stiff, aged 34, who settled in America, in 1919
  • Walter Stiff, aged 28, who landed in America from Reading, in 1919
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Stiff Settlers in Canada in the 20th Century

  • Charles Stiff, aged 69, who emigrated to Hamilton, Canada, in 1910
  • Evelyn Ellen Stiff, aged 25, who settled in Toronto, Canada, in 1916

Contemporary Notables of the name Stiff (post 1700)


  • David Stiff, American actor and production designer, known for Star Wars: Episode III-Revenge of the Sith (2005), The Band and Witches, Faggots, Dykes and Poofters (1980)
  • Jason Stiff, American Daytime Emmy Award and six-time Golden Reel Award winning editor, known for his work on SpongeBob SquarePants (1999), Avatar: The Last Airbender (2005) and Kung Fu Panda: Legends of Awesomeness (2011)
  • Morgan R. Stiff (b. 1980), American editor and producer, known for his work on Mississippi Damned (2009), One Bad Cat: The Reverend Albert Wagner Story (2008) and Burn (2012)
  • Robert Martin Stiff, American newspaper editor based in Detroit
  • John Sterling Stiff, American city manager, McKinney, Texas
  • Lee Vernon Stiff (b. 1949), American mathematics education researcher
  • Alfred M. Stiff (d. 1999), American politician, Mayor of Bozeman, Montana, 1982-83, 1988-89, 1998-99 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, January 18) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • James Stiff (1808-1897), English potter, he started his career in 1830 at Doulton and Watts' Lambeth Pottery in London to owning his own pottery works in Lambeth in 1843
  • George Stiff (1807-1873), English engraver and newspaper proprietor
  • David Stiff (b. 1984), English cricketer
  • ... (Another 6 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Citations


  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  2. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, January 18) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

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