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Stix History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms



The surname Stix appears to be derived from the Greek word "Styx," meaning "the hateful," from the verb "stygein," which means "to hate." Styx is the ancient name of the Mavro Nero River, located in Arcadia, Greece, which according to Greek mythology was the route to Hades, the underworld of the dead.


Early Origins of the Stix family


The surname Stix was first found in Galicia, in the North-West corner of this kingdom, located to the north of present day Portugal.

Early History of the Stix family


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Stix Spelling Variations


Spelling variations of this family name include: Stix, Styx and others.

Early Notables of the Stix family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Stix family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Stix Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Lawrence Stix, who arrived in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pennsylvania in 1872 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • Lorenz Stix, who landed in Allegany (Allegheny) County, Pennsylvania in 1872 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)

Contemporary Notables of the name Stix (post 1700)


  • Thomas H. Stix (1924-2001), American physicist
  • Gary Stix, senior editor at the Scientific American
  • Judith Saul Stix, American author
  • John Stix (b. 1920), who has taught drama at the Juilliard School in New York since 1973
  • Ernest Stix, who donated Stix International House (built in 1909), to the University of Washington in St. Louis

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  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)


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