Stong History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Stong family

The surname Stong was first found in Bavaria, where the name was anciently associated with the tribal conflicts of the area of Franconia. They declared allegiances to many nobles and princes of early history, lending their influence in struggles for power and status within the region. They branched into many houses, and their contributions were sought by many leaders in their search for power.

Early History of the Stong family

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Stong Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Stregen, Stang, Stange, Stragne, Strege, Streege and many more.

Early Notables of the Stong family (pre 1700)

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Australia Stong migration to Australia +

Emigration to Australia followed the First Fleets of convicts, tradespeople and early settlers. Early immigrants include:

Stong Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century
  • Mr. Thomas Stong, British Convict who was convicted in London, England for life, transported aboard the "Countess of Harcourt" on 8th April 1821, arriving in Tasmania (Van Diemen's Land) [1]

Contemporary Notables of the name Stong (post 1700) +

  • Robert Evert Stong (1936-2008), American mathematician at the University of Virginia who proved the Hattori–Stong theorem
  • Phil Stong (1899-1957), American writer and journalist, best known for the 1932 novel State Fair, which was adapted as a film three times and as a Broadway musical in 1996
  • Marijane Stong, Canadian figure skating coach and choreographer, inducted into the Skate Canada Hall of Fame in 2008
  • Alfred Stong (b. 1940), Canadian lawyer, judge and former politician


  1. ^ Convict Records Voyages to Australia (Retrieved 24th March 2021). Retrieved from https://convictrecords.com.au/ships/countess-of-harcourt


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