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Stonestreet Early Origins



The surname Stonestreet was first found in Sussex where "the Stonestreets appear to have originated." [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
Lowe, Mark Anthony, Patronymica Britannica, A Dictionary of Family Names of the United Kingdom. London: John Russel Smith, 1860. Print.
It is generally thought that the name was derived from Stanistreet, the Roman road which ran from Regnum (Chichester) to London and was coined for someone who lived by that road. The first record of the name was found in Sussex in the year 1275 when Saloman Stonstret held estates in that shire.

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Stonestreet Spelling Variations


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Stonestreet Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Stonestreet, Stanistreet, Stanistrete, Staniland, Stanniland, Sonyland, Stonneyland, Stannerstreet and many more.

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Stonestreet Early History


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Stonestreet Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Stonestreet research. Another 173 words (12 lines of text) covering the years 1276, 1455 and 1487 are included under the topic Early Stonestreet History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Stonestreet Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Stonestreet Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Stonestreet Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: the name represented in many forms and recorded from the mid 17th century in the great migration from Europe. Migrants settled in the eastern seaboard from Newfoundland, to Maine, to Virginia, the Carolinas, and to the islands..

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Contemporary Notables of the name Stonestreet (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Stonestreet (post 1700)



  • Lisa Gluskin Stonestreet (b. 1968), American award-winning poet, recipient of the 2014 Frost Place Chapbook Prize
  • Henrietta D. Stonestreet, American Democrat politician, Alternate Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Maryland, 1940
  • Eric Stonestreet (b. 1971), American three-time Primetime Emmy Award nominated television actor, best known for his starring role on the ABC comedy Modern Family
  • Jane Stonestreet, Principal Lecturer in Academic Legal Studies at the University of Westminister

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Citations


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Citations



  1. ^ Lowe, Mark Anthony, Patronymica Britannica, A Dictionary of Family Names of the United Kingdom. London: John Russel Smith, 1860. Print.

Other References

  1. Bradford, William. History of Plymouth Plantation 1620-1647 Edited by Samuel Eliot Morrison 2 Volumes. New York: Russell and Russell, 1968. Print.
  2. Reaney P.H and R.M. Wilson. A Dictionary of English Surnames. London: Routledge, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-415-05737-X).
  3. Bede, The Venerable. Historia Ecclesiatica Gentis Anglorum (The Ecclesiastical History Of the English People). Available through Internet Medieval Sourcebook the Fordham University Centre for Medieval Studies. Print.
  4. Virkus, Frederick A. Ed. Immigrant Ancestors A List of 2,500 Immigrants to America Before 1750. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1964. Print.
  5. Bardsley, C.W. A Dictionary of English and Welsh Surnames: With Special American Instances. Wiltshire: Heraldry Today, 1901. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-44-6).
  6. Foster, Joseph. Dictionary of Heraldry Feudal Coats of Arms and Pedigrees. London: Bracken Books, 1989. Print. (ISBN 1-85170-309-8).
  7. Chadwick, Nora Kershaw and J.X.W.P Corcoran. The Celts. London: Penguin, 1790. Print. (ISBN 0140212116).
  8. MacAulay, Thomas Babington. History of England from the Accession of James the Second 4 volumes. New York: Harper and Brothers, 1879. Print.
  9. Best, Hugh. Debrett's Texas Peerage. New York: Coward-McCann, 1983. Print. (ISBN 069811244X).
  10. Passenger Lists of Vessels Arriving at Galveston Texas 1896-1951. National Archives Washington DC. Print.
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The Stonestreet Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Stonestreet 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 7 January 2016 at 12:56.

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