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Still Early Origins



The surname Still was first found in Wiltshire where Stille was a tenant listed there prior to the Conquest. [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
Bardsley, C.W, A Dictionary of English and Welsh Surnames: With Special American Instances. Wiltshire: Heraldry Today, 1901. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-44-6)
The Domesday Book in 1086 A.D. lists Aluuinus Stilla in Hampshire. [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin, Eds., Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8)
Lefwinus Stille was listed in the Pipe Rolls of 1166 is Sussex and Richard le Stille was listed in the Subsidy Rolls of Worcestershire in 1275. [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
Reaney, P.H and R.M. Wilson, A Dictionary of English Surnames. London: Routledge, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-415-05737-X)
Years later, the Subsidy Rolls of 1332 list John atte Stille in Worcestershire. [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
Reaney, P.H and R.M. Wilson, A Dictionary of English Surnames. London: Routledge, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-415-05737-X)
The Hundredorum Rolls of 1273 list Walter Stille in Oxfordshire.

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Still Spelling Variations


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Still Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Stille, Still, Stills, Stillie, Stylle and others.

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Still Early History


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Still Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Still research. Another 163 words (12 lines of text) covering the years 1300, 1451, 1511, 1591, 1543, 1608, 1593, 1608, 1577 and 1593 are included under the topic Early Still History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Still Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Still Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 26 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Still 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:

Still Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • William Still, who landed in Maryland in 1667
  • Thomas Still, who arrived in Maryland in 1668
  • Thomas Still, who settled in Virginia in 1670
  • William Still, who settled in Barbados in 1670

Still Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Samll Still, who arrived in Boston, Massachusetts in 1712
  • James Still, who arrived in New Hampshire in 1718
  • John Still, who settled in Rappahannock Virginia in 1725
  • Henrich Still, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1733
  • Ernest Still, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1753
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Still Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Luke Still, aged 46, landed in New York in 1812
  • John Still, aged 30, landed in Mobile County, Ala in 1837
  • Robert H Still, aged 26, landed in San Francisco, California in 1850
  • Henry S Still, who landed in Indiana in 1852
  • Mrs. R Still, who arrived in San Francisco, California in 1855
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Still Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • Joseph Still, English convict from Middlesex, who was transported aboard the "Agamemnon" on April 22, 1820, settling in New South Wales, Australia [4]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Library of Queensland. (Retrieved 2016, October 27) Agamemnon voyage to New South Wales, Australia in 1820 with 179 passengers. Retrieved from http://www.convictrecords.com.au/ships/agamemnon/1820
  • Charles Still, aged 37, a bricklayer, arrived in South Australia in 1853 aboard the ship "Mary Green"
  • Mary Still, aged 34, a domestic servant, arrived in South Australia in 1855 aboard the ship "Bucephalus"

Still Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • William Still landed in Wellington, New Zealand in 1840
  • William Still, aged 24, a shepherd, arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Phoebe Dunbar" in 1841850
  • David Still, aged 38, arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Shamrock" in 1855
  • Johannah Still, aged 28, arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Shamrock" in 1855
  • Mary Still, aged 5, arrived in Wellington, New Zealand aboard the ship "Shamrock" in 1855
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Still (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Still (post 1700)



  • Ray Still (1920-2014), American classical principal oboist for the Chicago Symphony Orchestra for 40 years, from 1953-1993
  • Clyfford Still (1904-1980), American painter, and one of the leading figures of Abstract Expressionism
  • Kenneth Allan Still (b. 1935), American professional PGA golfer
  • Susan L. Still (b. 1961), American former NASA Astronaut with over 370 hours in space
  • Mary Wynne Still, American Democrat politician, Candidate for Missouri State Senate 19th District, 2012
  • John C. III Still, American Republican politician, Elected Delaware State Senate 17th District 1998
  • John A. Still, American Republican politician, Mayor of Bradford, Pennsylvania, 1960
  • George Still, American politician, Mayor of Clinton, Iowa, 1950
  • Ardella Still, American Republican politician, Alternate Delegate to Republican National Convention from Missouri, 1928
  • Sadie Still, American Democrat politician, Alternate Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Mississippi, 1928
  • ... (Another 5 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Still Historic Events


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Still Historic Events




HMS Prince of Wales

  • Mr. M Still, British Able Seaman, who sailed in to battle on the HMS Prince of Wales and survived the sinking

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Suggested Readings for the name Still


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Suggested Readings for the name Still



  • Chatelain, Stahly, Still, Hunter, Tears et al. by Elvin J. Chatelain.
  • Olof Stille in New Sweden by Fritz Nordstrom.

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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ Bardsley, C.W, A Dictionary of English and Welsh Surnames: With Special American Instances. Wiltshire: Heraldry Today, 1901. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-44-6)
  2. ^ Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin, Eds., Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8)
  3. ^ Reaney, P.H and R.M. Wilson, A Dictionary of English Surnames. London: Routledge, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-415-05737-X)
  4. ^ State Library of Queensland. (Retrieved 2016, October 27) Agamemnon voyage to New South Wales, Australia in 1820 with 179 passengers. Retrieved from http://www.convictrecords.com.au/ships/agamemnon/1820

Other References

  1. Burke, Sir Bernard. Burke's Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Landed Gentry: Including American Families with British Ancestry. (2 Volumes). London: Burke Publishing, 1939. Print.
  2. Bede, The Venerable. Historia Ecclesiatica Gentis Anglorum (The Ecclesiastical History Of the English People). Available through Internet Medieval Sourcebook the Fordham University Centre for Medieval Studies. Print.
  3. MacAulay, Thomas Babington. History of England from the Accession of James the Second 4 volumes. New York: Harper and Brothers, 1879. Print.
  4. Burke, Sir Bernard. General Armory Of England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today. Print.
  5. Sanders, Joanne McRee Edition. English Settlers in Barbados 1637-1800. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
  6. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
  7. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
  8. Bardsley, C.W. A Dictionary of English and Welsh Surnames: With Special American Instances. Wiltshire: Heraldry Today, 1901. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-44-6).
  9. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin, Eds. Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
  10. Weis, Frederick Lewis, Walter Lee Sheppard and David Faris. Ancestral Roots of Sixty Colonists Who Came to New England Between 1623 and 1650 7th Edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0806313676).
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The Still Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Still 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 12 August 2016 at 09:21.

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