Show ContentsStogner History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

The history of the Stogner family goes back to the ancient Anglo-Saxon culture of Britain. It is derived from the family living in either of the settlements called Stockdale in Yorkshire or Cumberland. The surname Stogner 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 Stogner family

The surname Stogner was first found in Yorkshire where they held a family seat as Lords of the Manor of Lockington, some say, before the Norman Conquest in 1066 A.D.

Early History of the Stogner family

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Stogner Spelling Variations

Until quite recently, the English language has lacked a definite system of spelling rules. Consequently, Anglo-Saxon surnames are characterized by a multitude of spelling variations. Changes in Anglo-Saxon names were influenced by the evolution of the English language, as it incorporated elements of French, Latin, and other languages. Although Medieval scribes and church officials recorded names as they sounded, so it is common to find one person referred to by several different spellings of his surname, even the most literate people varied the spelling of their own names. Variations of the name Stogner include Stockdale, Storkdale, Stackdall, Stackdale, Stockdall, Stockall, Stockdell, Stackdell and many more.

Early Notables of the Stogner family (pre 1700)

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Stogner Ranking

In the United States, the name Stogner is the 9,279th most popular surname with an estimated 2,487 people with that name. [1]

United States Stogner migration to the United States +

Searching for a better life, many English families migrated to British colonies. Unfortunately, the majority of them traveled under extremely harsh conditions: overcrowding on the ships caused the majority of the immigrants to arrive diseased, famished, and destitute from the long journey across the ocean. For those families that arrived safely, modest prosperity was attainable, and many went on to make invaluable contributions to the development of the cultures of the new colonies. Research into the origins of individual families in North America revealed records of the immigration of a number of people bearing the name Stogner or a variant listed above:

Stogner Settlers in United States in the 20th Century
  • Lawrence B. Stogner, aged 45, who settled in Hartsville, S. C., in 1924

Contemporary Notables of the name Stogner (post 1700) +

  • David "Dave" Stogner (1920-1989), American Western swing musician

The Stogner Motto +

The motto was originally a war cry or slogan. Mottoes first began to be shown with arms in the 14th and 15th centuries, but were not in general use until the 17th century. Thus the oldest coats of arms generally do not include a motto. Mottoes seldom form part of the grant of arms: Under most heraldic authorities, a motto is an optional component of the coat of arms, and can be added to or changed at will; many families have chosen not to display a motto.

Motto: Omnia mei donna Deo
Motto Translation: All my goods are the gift of God.

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