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The name Stringer comes from the ancient Norman culture that was established in Britain after the Conquest of 1066. It was a name for a strong or courageous person. Checking further we found the name was derived from the German word streng, of the same meaning.

Stringer Early Origins



The surname Stringer was first found in Nottinghamshire where they held a family seat from early times, where they were Lords of the manor of Eaton, and were conjecturally descended from Fulk, who held the lands of Eaton from Roger de Bully at the time of the taking of the Domesday Book in 1086. The lands, at that time, consisted of two mills and a garden. Eaton is the celebrated site of the Battle of the Idle in 617 between Redwald and Ethelfrith of Northumbria.

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Stringer Spelling Variations


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Stringer Spelling Variations



Anglo-Norman names are characterized by a multitude of spelling variations. When the Normans became the ruling people of England in the 11th century, they introduced a new language into a society where the main languages of Old and later Middle English had no definite spelling rules. These languages were more often spoken than written, so they blended freely with one another. Contributing to this mixing of tongues was the fact that medieval scribes spelled words according to sound, ensuring that a person's name would appear differently in nearly every document in which it was recorded. The name has been spelled Stringer, Stringar, Stringers and others.

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Stringer Early History


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Stringer Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Stringer research. Another 133 words (10 lines of text) covering the years 137 and 1379 are included under the topic Early Stringer History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Stringer Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Stringer Early Notables (pre 1700)



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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



For many English families, the political and religious disarray that plagued their homeland made the frontiers of the New World an attractive prospect. Thousands migrated, aboard cramped disease-ridden ships. They arrived sick, poor, and hungry, but were welcomed in many cases with far greater opportunity than at home in England. Many of these hardy settlers went on to make important contributions to the emerging nations in which they landed. Among early immigrants bearing the name Stringer or a variant listed above were:

Stringer Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Samuel Stringer, who settled in Virginia in 1622
  • Samvell Stringer, aged 17, who landed in Virginia in 1635 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • James Stringer, who settled in Virginia in 1647
  • James Stringer, who arrived in Virginia in 1647 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • John Stringer, who settled in Virginia in 1651
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Stringer Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Tho Stringer, who landed in Virginia in 1704 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • Samuel Stringer, who arrived in Virginia in 1714 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • John Stringer, who settled in Maryland in 1726
  • Ralph Stringer, who settled in Maryland in 1736
  • Elizabeth Stringer, who settled in Annapolis Maryland in 1736
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Stringer Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Thomas Stringer, who arrived in Mobile County, Ala in 1838 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • William Stringer, who arrived in New York in 1839 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • John A Stringer, who arrived in New York in 1839 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • T Stringer, who arrived in San Francisco, California in 1850 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • Abel, Dedbor, Gamewell, George, James, and Matthew Stringer all, who settled in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania between 1858 and 1872
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Stringer Settlers in Canada in the 19th Century

  • Joseph Stringer, who settled in Grate's Cove, Newfoundland in 1835 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Seary E.R., Family Names of the Island of Newfoundland, Montreal: McGill's-Queen's Universtity Press 1998 ISBN 0-7735-1782-0
  • John Stringer in St. John's, Newfoundland in 1838 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Seary E.R., Family Names of the Island of Newfoundland, Montreal: McGill's-Queen's Universtity Press 1998 ISBN 0-7735-1782-0

Stringer Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • John Stringer, aged 25, who arrived in South Australia in 1849 aboard the ship "Calphurnia" [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) The CALPHURNIA 1849. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1849Calpurnia.htm
  • Joseph Stringer, aged 37, a farmer, who arrived in South Australia in 1849 aboard the ship "Indian" [4]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) The INDIAN 1849. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1849Indian.htm
  • John Stringer, aged 25, a butcher, who arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Calphurnia" in 1849 [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) The CALPHURNIA 1849. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1849Calpurnia.htm
  • Joseph Stringer, who arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Indian" in 1849 [4]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) The INDIAN 1849. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1849Indian.htm
  • Caroline Stringer, who arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Indian" in 1849 [4]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) The INDIAN 1849. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1849Indian.htm
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Stringer Settlers in New Zealand in the 19th Century

  • Kezia Stringer, who arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Persia" in 1860
  • Thomas Stringer, who arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Annie Wilson" in 1863
  • Anne Stringer, who arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Annie Wilson" in 1863
  • Henry V. Stringer, who arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Annie Wilson" in 1863
  • Elizabeth Stringer, who arrived in Auckland, New Zealand aboard the ship "Annie Wilson" in 1863
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Stringer (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Stringer (post 1700)



  • Korey Damont Stringer (1974-2001), American college and professional NFL football player
  • Scott M. Stringer (b. 1960), American New York Democratic politician, the 26th Borough President of Manhattan
  • Sir Howard Stringer (b. 1942), Welsh-born, American businessman, Chairman and former President and CEO of Sony Corporation
  • Thomas W. Stringer, American Republican politician, Delegate to Republican National Convention from Mississippi, 1868, 1888
  • W. M. Stringer, American Democrat politician, Chair of Randolph County Democratic Party, 1949
  • Godfrey Stringer, American politician, Prohibition Candidate for Presidential Elector for Pennsylvania, 1916
  • E. C. Stringer, American Democrat politician, Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Minnesota, 1888; U.S. Attorney for Minnesota, 1894-98
  • Dana Stringer, American Republican politician, Alternate Delegate to Republican National Convention from Mississippi, 2012
  • Cortis D. Stringer, American Democrat politician, Member of Oregon State Senate 2nd District, 1935
  • Charles F. Stringer, American Republican politician, Presidential Elector for Illinois, 1868; Delegate to Illinois State Constitutional Convention 16th District, 1869-70
  • ... (Another 19 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Stringer Historic Events


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Stringer Historic Events




Arrow Air Flight 1285

  • Mr. Richard Stringer (b. 1963), American Specialist 4th Class from Dexter, New York, USA who died in the crash of Arrow Air Flight 1285 on December 12, 1985 in Gander, Newfoundland, Canada

HMS Hood

  • Mr. Cecil A B Stringer (b. 1899), English Able Seaman serving for the Royal Navy from Birmingham, England, who sailed into battle on the HMS Hood and died on 24th May 1941 in the sinking

RMS Lusitania


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Stringer Family Crest Products


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Citations



  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  2. ^ Seary E.R., Family Names of the Island of Newfoundland, Montreal: McGill's-Queen's Universtity Press 1998 ISBN 0-7735-1782-0
  3. ^ State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) The CALPHURNIA 1849. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1849Calpurnia.htm
  4. ^ State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) The INDIAN 1849. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1849Indian.htm

Other References

  1. Ingram, Rev. James. Translator Anglo-Saxon Chronicle 1823. Print.
  2. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Haper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
  3. Hinde, Thomas Ed. The Domesday Book England's Heritage Then and Now. Surrey: Colour Library Books, 1995. Print. (ISBN 1-85833-440-3).
  4. Crozier, William Armstrong Edition. Crozier's General Armory A Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor. New York: Fox, Duffield, 1904. Print.
  5. Burke, Sir Bernard. Burke's Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Landed Gentry: Including American Families with British Ancestry. (2 Volumes). London: Burke Publishing, 1939. Print.
  6. Bardsley, C.W. A Dictionary of English and Welsh Surnames: With Special American Instances. Wiltshire: Heraldry Today, 1901. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-44-6).
  7. 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).
  8. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
  9. Thirsk, Joan. The Agrarian History of England and Wales. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press: 7 Volumes. Print.
  10. Hanks, Hodges, Mills and Room. The Oxford Names Companion. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-19-860561-7).
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The Stringer Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Stringer 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.

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