Origins Available: English-Alt
The name Stockdon is of Anglo-Saxon
origin and came from when the family lived in one of a variety of similarly-named places. Settlements called Stockton are found in Cheshire
, 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 Stockdon belongs to the large category of Anglo-Saxon
habitation names, which are derived from pre-existing names for towns, villages, parishes, or farmsteads.
Early Origins of the Stockdon family
The surname Stockdon was first found in Cheshire
where they held a family seat
from ancient times.
Early History of the Stockdon family
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Stockdon Spelling Variations
of this family name include: Stockton, Stockden, Stockdon, Stogdon and others.
Early Notables of the Stockdon family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Stockdon family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: 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.