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The ancestors of the name Stockdint date back to the Anglo-Saxon tribes of Britain. The name is derived from when the Stockdint family lived in one of a variety of similarly-named places. Settlements called Stockton are found in Cheshire, Herefordshire, Norfolk, Shropshire, Wiltshire, Warwickshire, and the West Riding of Yorkshire. Stockton Heath is in Cheshire, and Stockton on Tees is in Durham. Stockton on Teme is in Worcestershire, and Stockton on the Forest is in the North Riding of Yorkshire. The surname Stockdint belongs to the large category of Anglo-Saxon habitation names, which are derived from pre-existing names for towns, villages, parishes, or farmsteads.

Stockdint Early Origins



The surname Stockdint was first found in Cheshire where they held a family seat from ancient times. Stocking Abbey was an abbey in North Yorkshire

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Stockdint Spelling Variations


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Stockdint Spelling Variations



It is only in the last few hundred years that the English language has been standardized. For that reason, early Anglo-Saxon surnames like Stockdint are characterized by many spelling variations. As the English language changed and incorporated elements of other European languages, even literate people changed the spelling of their names. The variations of the name Stockdint include: Stockton, Stockden, Stockdon, Stogdon, Stocking and others.

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Stockdint Early History


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Stockdint Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Stockdint research. Another 183 words (13 lines of text) covering the years 1470, 1670, 1470 and 1730 are included under the topic Early Stockdint History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Stockdint Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Stockdint Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 33 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Stockdint Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration



Many English families tired of political and religious strife left Britain for the new colonies in North America. Although the trip itself offered no relief - conditions on the ships were extremely cramped, and many travelers arrived diseased, starving, and destitute - these immigrants believed the opportunities that awaited them were worth the risks. Once in the colonies, many of the families did indeed prosper and, in turn, made significant contributions to the culture and economies of the growing colonies. An inquiry into the early roots of North American families has revealed a number of immigrants bearing the name Stockdint or a variant listed above: Jonas Stockton and his son, who arrived in Virginia in 1620, the same year as the "Mayflower"; Timothey Stockton, who arrived in Virginia in 1620; Thomas Stockton, who settled in Boston Mass in 1635.

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Bowman, George Ernest. The Mayflower Reader A Selection of Articales from The Mayflower Descendent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    2. Browning, Charles H. Americans of Royal Descent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    3. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    4. Virkus, Frederick A. Ed. Immigrant Ancestors A List of 2,500 Immigrants to America Before 1750. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1964. Print.
    5. Shirley, Evelyn Philip. Noble and Gentle Men of England Or Notes Touching The Arms and Descendants of the Ancient Knightley and Gentle Houses of England Arranged in their Respective Counties 3rd Edition. Westminster: John Bowyer Nichols and Sons, 1866. Print.
    6. Humble, Richard. The Fall of Saxon England. New York: Barnes and Noble, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-88029-987-8).
    7. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin, Eds. Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
    8. Lennard, Reginald. Rural England 1086-1135 A Study of Social and Agrarian Conditions. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1959. Print.
    9. Magnusson, Magnus. Chambers Biographical Dictionary 5th edition. Edinburgh: W & R Chambers, 1990. Print.
    10. Reaney P.H and R.M. Wilson. A Dictionary of English Surnames. London: Routledge, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-415-05737-X).
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    The Stockdint Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Stockdint 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 27 August 2015 at 11:59.

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