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Early Origins of the Stubblefield family

The surname Stubblefield was first found in Essex where the Feet of Fine listed: William de Stublegh for 1239-1240; William de Stubleye in 1313 and later, John Stubliegh in 1385. [1]

Richard Stubbe was a Knights Templar in 1185 in Yorkshire and William Stob was listed in the Subsidy Rolls for Sussex in 1332. Geoffrey de Stubbes was found in the Pipe Rolls for Norfolk in 1199, Robert del Stobbes was found in the Assize Rolls for Cheshire in 1288 and Thomas de la Stubbe was found in the Sybsidy Rolls for Sussex in 1296. [1]

Early History of the Stubblefield family

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Stubblefield Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Stubbey, Stubley, Stubbley, Subblie and others.

Early Notables of the Stubblefield family (pre 1700)

Distinguished members of the family include the Stubbey family of Norfolk. For those interested in further research of the early history of the surname we recommend the ancient Harleian Manuscripts which are in the archives of the British Museum...
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Stubblefield Ranking

In the United States, the name Stubblefield is the 3,003rd most popular surname with an estimated 9,948 people with that name. [2]

United States Stubblefield migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Stubblefield Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Thomas Stubblefield, who arrived in Texas in 1835 [3]
  • Woodrough Stubblefield, who landed in Texas in 1835 [3]
  • E. Stubblefield, aged 21, who landed in America, in 1894
Stubblefield Settlers in United States in the 20th Century
  • Annie Stubblefield, aged 35, who immigrated to America, in 1907
  • George Stubblefield, aged 35, who landed in America, in 1907
  • Gail Stubblefield, aged 25, who immigrated to the United States, in 1910
  • R. L. Stubblefield, aged 19, who settled in America, in 1920
  • Samuel Stubblefield, aged 17, who landed in America, in 1922

Contemporary Notables of the name Stubblefield (post 1700) +

  • Clyde Stubblefield (1943-2017), American drummer, best known for his work with James Brown
  • Tony Stubblefield (b. 1970), American college assistant basketball coach
  • Taylor Stubblefield (b. 1982), former American NFL football wide receiver
  • Stubby Stubblefield (1909-1935), American racecar driver inducted in the National Sprint Car Hall of Fame in 1997
  • Nathan Stubblefield (1860-1928), American inventor and farmer who some claim invented the radio before Guglielmo Marconi
  • John Stubblefield (1945-2005), American jazz saxophonist, flautist, and oboist
  • Frank Albert Stubblefield (1907-1977), American politician who represented Kentucky in the United States House of Representatives
  • Dana William Stubblefield (b. 1970), former American NFL football player
  • Christopher B. "Stubb" Stubblefield (1931-1995), American barbecue restaurateur, known for barbecue sauces, rubs, and marinades distributed by Stubb’s Legendary Kitchen, Inc
  • Blaine Stubblefield (1896-1960), American founder of the National Oldtime Fiddlers' Contest
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  1. Reaney, P.H and R.M. Wilson, A Dictionary of English Surnames. London: Routledge, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-415-05737-X)
  2. "What are the 5,000 Most Common Last Names in the U.S.?".,
  3. 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) on Facebook