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The ancestors of the name Stogden date back to the Anglo-Saxon tribes of Britain. The name is derived from when the Stogden 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 Stogden belongs to the large category of Anglo-Saxon habitation names, which are derived from pre-existing names for towns, villages, parishes, or farmsteads.

Stogden Early Origins



The surname Stogden 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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Stogden Spelling Variations


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Stogden 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 Stogden 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 Stogden include: Stockton, Stockden, Stockdon, Stogdon, Stocking and others.

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Stogden Early History


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Stogden Early History



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

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Stogden Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Stogden Early Notables (pre 1700)



Another 33 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Stogden 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 Ameri ca. 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 Stogden or a variant listed above:

Stogden Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Robert Stogden, who arrived in Maryland in 1674

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Stogden Family Crest Products


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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Dunkling, Leslie. Dictionary of Surnames. Toronto: Collins, 1998. Print. (ISBN 0004720598).
    2. Chadwick, Nora Kershaw and J.X.W.P Corcoran. The Celts. London: Penguin, 1790. Print. (ISBN 0140212116).
    3. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin, Eds. Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
    4. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin . Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
    5. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
    6. Lennard, Reginald. Rural England 1086-1135 A Study of Social and Agrarian Conditions. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1959. Print.
    7. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1964. Print.
    8. The Norman People and Their Existing Descendants in the British Dominions and the United States Of America. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1975. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0636-X).
    9. Burke, Sir Bernard. Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Peerage and Baronetage, The Privy Council, Knightage and Compainonage. London: Burke Publishing, 1921. Print.
    10. Fairbairn. Fairbain's book of Crests of the Families of Great Britain and Ireland, 4th Edition 2 volumes in one. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1968. Print.
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    The Stogden Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Stogden 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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