Heraldry: Stelfox

Each family connects hundreds of people to form an intricate pattern of ancestors and descendants. Our origins span the world, our families come from all religions and ways of life. The common thread of Heraldry links many cultures and establishes the foundations of a Surname before words were a common understanding and images demonstrated a basic understanding to the populace.

This page represents the following Surnames: Stelfox.

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Stelfox Name Meaning

English: A nickname from the predatory animal [the first element is apparently from Middle English stolen, to steal, go stealthily; Old English stelan + Middle English Old English fox] This specifically Lancashire and Cheshshire surname is found in those counties with the same spelling in the 16th cent.

Family Motto:  ‘Semper Fidelis’ (Always Faithful)

Family Crest:  

Additional Resources:

Surnames of the United Kingdom: A concise etymological Dictionary
by Henry Harrison and Gyda Pulling Harrison.

Wikipedia: Stelfox

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