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The Studd surname is generally thought to derive from the Middle English word "stott," meaning a "steer," or "bull." As such it was likely originally an occupational name for a cattleman, or perhaps a nickname. Some instances of the name in Scotland may have come from the Viking name Stoti, which likely arrived with the 9th century Norse colonization of Strathclyde and Aberdeenshire.

Early Origins of the Studd family


The surname Studd was first found in Yorkshire, but by the 15th century some of the family name had moved north to Aberdeenshire where Andrew Stott was a Burgess there in 1490. Later, Margaret Stote held a family seat in Dolphinstoun in Lanarkshire in 1675, and Alexander Stote held a family seat in Maynes in Balyeordie in Renfrewshire in 1689.

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Early History of the Studd family

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Early History of the Studd family


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Studd Spelling Variations

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Studd Spelling Variations


Spelling variations of this family name include: Stot, Stott and others.

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Early Notables of the Studd family (pre 1700)

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Early Notables of the Studd family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Studd family to Ireland

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Migration of the Studd family to Ireland


Some of the Studd family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.
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Migration of the Studd family to the New World and Oceana

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Migration of the Studd family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Studd Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Thomas Studd, who landed in Maryland in 1666 [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)

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  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)

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