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Stirrett Early Origins



The surname Stirrett was first found in Ayrshire (Gaelic: Siorrachd Inbhir Àir), formerly a county in the southwestern Strathclyde region of Scotland, that today makes up the Council Areas of South, East, and North Ayrshire, where they held a family seat from very ancient times, some say before the Norman Conquest in 1066.

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Stirrett Spelling Variations


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Stirrett Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Stirrett, Stirett, Sterritt, Stirratt, Starratt, Starrat, Starret and many more.

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Stirrett Early History


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Stirrett Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Stirrett research. Another 210 words (15 lines of text) covering the years 1341, 1698, and 1703 are included under the topic Early Stirrett History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Stirrett Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Stirrett Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Stirrett Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Stirrett In Ireland


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Stirrett In Ireland



Some of the Stirrett family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt. Another 286 words (20 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included 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 or some of its variants were: James Sterrett who settled in Boston Massachusetts in 1768; John Steret arrived in Philadelphia in 1844; Samuel Stirt arrived in Jamaica in 1685; John Sterret arrived in Philadelphia in 1840.

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Contemporary Notables of the name Stirrett (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Stirrett (post 1700)



  • Dr. George M Stirrett, former Chief Park Naturalist for Canada
  • Lisa Stirrett, among the few artists in the United States who actually uses real fish and other sea life to create her paintings

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Innes, Thomas and Learney. Socts Heraldry A Practical Handbook on the Historical Principles and Modern Application of the Art of Science. London: Oliver and Boyd, 1934. Print.
    2. Scarlett, James D. Tartan The Highland Textile. London: Shepheard-Walwyn, 1990. Print. (ISBN 0-85683-120-4).
    3. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    4. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
    5. 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).
    6. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    7. Bain, Robert. The Clans and Tartans of Scotland. Glasgow & London: Collins, 1968. Print. (ISBN 000411117-6).
    8. Barrow, G.W.S Ed. The Charters of David I The Written Acts of David I King of Scots, 1124-53 and of His Son Henry, Earl of Northumerland, 1139-52. Woodbridge: The Boydell Press, 1999. Print.
    9. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
    10. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    11. ...

    The Stirrett Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Stirrett 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 18 December 2014 at 22:37.

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