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Multiple Origins for the Surname Stiffler


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Stiffler Early Origins



The surname Stiffler 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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Stiffler Spelling Variations


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Stiffler Spelling Variations



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

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Stiffler Early History


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Stiffler Early History



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

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Stiffler Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Stiffler Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Stiffler 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:

Stiffler Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Alfred Stiffler, aged 40, originally from Geneve, arrived in New York in 1892 aboard the ship "Rhynland" from Antwerp, Belgium [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J6RL-TZ2 : 6 December 2014), Alfred Stiffler, 25 Nov 1892; citing departure port Antwerp, arrival port New York, ship name Rhynland, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).

Stiffler Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • H. Stiffler, arrived in New York, New York, USA in 1903 aboard the ship "Kronprinz Wilhelm" from Southampton, England [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:JFRZ-54S : 6 December 2014), H. Stiffler, 03 Jun 1903; citing departure port Southampton, arrival port New York, New York, USA, ship name Kronprinz Wilhelm, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  • Barbara Stiffler, aged 38, originally from Daves, Switzerland, arrived in New York in 1920 aboard the ship "Rochambeau" from Le Havre, France [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    "New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J6XV-J31 : 6 December 2014), Barbara Stiffler, 27 Nov 1920; citing departure port Le Havre, arrival port New York, ship name Rochambeau, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).

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Contemporary Notables of the name Stiffler (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Stiffler (post 1700)



  • Shawn Stiffler (b. 1979), American baseball coach
  • Fred Stiffler, American Republican politician, Member of Iowa State House of Representatives from Warren County; Elected 1950 [4]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, January 18) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Betty Stiffler (d. 1901), Swiss hotelier, she married Florian Stoppany and together ran Hotel Pontresina; her children ran the establishment when their father died

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