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Steeples Surname History

The surname Steeples originates from the Derbyshire area of England.   The earliest finding of the name is a William Steeples, born 1593 in Kirk Ireton, Derbyshire.  The name was prolific in the areas of Hopton, Wirksworth and Kirk Ireton, Derbyshire.  The surname spread to East Lothian, Scotland in the laste 1700's when a Stephen Steeples (often spelled Stables in Scottish records) remained in the area to marry a Scottish woman upon his discharge from the English army.  Many of Stephen Steeples descendants are found in both Haddington and Musselburgh, Scotland.

Steeples is an English surname that can be traced as far back as the late 1500's.

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Steeples Country of Origin, Nationality, & Ethnicity

The name originates in the Derbyshire area of England and is found as early as the 1550's. Originally English, many times considered Scottish at a later date.

Steeples Meaning & Etymology

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The meaning of Steeples come may come from a trade, such as the name "Carpenter" which was given to woodworkers. Some of these craft-based family names may be a profession in a different language. This is why it is essential to understand the country of origin of a name, and the languages spoken by its progenitors. Many modern names like Steeples originate from religious texts like the Bible, the Bhagavadgītā, the Quran, and other related texts. In many cases these family names relate to a religious expression such as "Lamb of God".

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Last names like Steeples vary in spelling and pronunciation as they travel across villages, family branches, and eras over the years. In early history when few people could write, names such as Steeples were transcribed based on how they were heard by a scribe when people's names were recorded in government records. This could have resulted in misspellings of Steeples. Understanding misspellings and spelling variations of the Steeples last name are important to understanding the history of the name.

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