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Stiff Early Origins



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.

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Stiff Spelling Variations


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Stiff Spelling Variations



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

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Stiff Early History


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Stiff Early History



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.

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Stiff Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Stiff Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Stiff 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



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Stiff Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Henry and Sarah Stiff settled in Barbados in 1660

Stiff Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • John Stiff, who arrived in America in 1760-1763
  • John Stiff settled in New England in 1762

Stiff Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • John and Thomas Stiff 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

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Contemporary Notables of the name Stiff (post 1700)


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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
  • 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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Stiff Family Crest Products


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Samuelsen, W. David. New York City Passenger List Manifests Index 1820 - 1824. North Salt Lake, Utah: Accelerated Indexing Systems International, 1986. Print.
    2. Dunkling, Leslie. Dictionary of Surnames. Toronto: Collins, 1998. Print. (ISBN 0004720598).
    3. Lennard, Reginald. Rural England 1086-1135 A Study of Social and Agrarian Conditions. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1959. Print.
    4. Thirsk, Joan. The Agrarian History of England and Wales. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press: 7 Volumes. Print.
    5. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    6. 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.
    7. Burke, John Bernard Ed. The Roll of Battle Abbey. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    8. Elster, Robert J. International Who's Who. London: Europa/Routledge. Print.
    9. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    10. MacAulay, Thomas Babington. History of England from the Accession of James the Second 4 volumes. New York: Harper and Brothers, 1879. Print.
    11. ...

    The Stiff Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Stiff 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 21 September 2016 at 22:32.

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