Stigant History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms
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Early Origins of the Stigant family
The surname Stigant was first found in Norfolk where conjecturally, the surname is descended from the tenant of the lands of Holme, held by Roger d'Evreux from William d'Ecuis who was recorded in the Domesday Book census of 1086. It was from the old Norman name Stigandr.
Stigand (d. 1072), the English prelate, Archbishop of Canterbury, was almost certainly the priest of that name who was appointed in 1020 to the church built by Canute at Assandun, probably Ashington in Essex, to commemorate his victory there. 
Early History of the Stigant family
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Stigant Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Stigand, Stigant, Stiggants, Stiggins and others.
Early Notables of the Stigant family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Stigant family
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: settlers were recorded from the mid 17th century in the great migration from Europe. Migrants settled in the eastern seaboard from Newfoundland, to Maine, to Florida, and to the islands..
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- ^ Smith, George (ed), Dictionary of National Biography. London: Smith, Elder & Co., 1885-1900. Print