Early Origins of the Stillmen family
The surname Stillmen was first found in Essex
where one of the first records of the name was Robert Stegelman who was listed there in 1270. John Stileman was also listed in Essex
in the Subsidy Rolls
in 1327. In the same year John Stighelman was listed in the Subsidy Rolls
Reaney, P.H and R.M. Wilson, A Dictionary of English Surnames. London: Routledge, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-415-05737-X)
Bardsley claims the name originally was "a local
name as in 'the stileman,' is the man who lived as the stile. " 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)
Early History of the Stillmen family
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Stillmen Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Stillman, Stilman, Styleman, Stylman, Styllman and many more.
Early Notables of the Stillmen family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Stillmen family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: the name represented in many forms and recorded from the mid 17th century in the great migration from Europe. Migrants settled in the eastern seaboard from Newfoundland, to Maine, to Virginia, the Carolinas, and to the islands..