Stull History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

The Stull surname comes from the Middle High German/Middle Low German word "stolle," meaning a "support" or "frame." As such, the name may have been an occupational name for a carpenter, or perhaps a nickname for a rigid person.

Early Origins of the Stull family

The surname Stull was first found in Switzerland, in the canton of Zurich, where the name Stolle was closely identified in early medieval times with the feudal society which would become prominent throughout European history. The name would later emerge as a noble family with great influence, having many distinguished branches in Bavaria, and become noted for its involvement in social, economic and political affairs.

Early History of the Stull family

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Stull Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Stolle, Stol, Stoller, Stole, Stohl, Stolhe and many more.

Early Notables of the Stull family (pre 1700)

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Stull Ranking

In the United States, the name Stull is the 3,625th most popular surname with an estimated 7,461 people with that name. [1]

United States Stull migration to the United States +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Stull Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
  • Jacob Stull, who arrived in Maryland in 1747 [2]
  • Johann Friederich Stull, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1763 [2]

Canada Stull migration to Canada +

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Stull Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century
  • Mr. Latham Stull U.E. who settled in Home District [York County], Ontario c. 1786 he served in Butlers Rangers [3]

Contemporary Notables of the name Stull (post 1700) +

  • William Thomas "Bill" Stull (b. 1986), American football quarterback
  • Bob Stull (b. 1945), college athletics administrator and former American football player and coach
  • Paul S. Stull (b. 1936), American politician
  • Everett James Stull (b. 1971), former American Major League Baseball pitcher
  • Olive Griffith Stull (b. 1905), American herpetologist
  • Dr. John Stull, astronomer, eponym of the Stull Observatory, New York
  • Walter Stull (1879-1961), American film actor and director
  • Howard William Stull (1876-1949), Republican member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Pennsylvania

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  2. ^ 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)
  3. ^ Rubincam, Milton. The Old United Empire Loyalists List. Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc, 1976. (Originally published as; United Empire Loyalists. The Centennial of the Settlement of Upper Canada. Rose Publishing Company, 1885.) ISBN 0-8063-0331-X on Facebook