7,278 STOKER members around the world
STOKER Family HistoryThis unusual surname is not at all what it seems. It is in fact residentail and of English and descibes as person who lived by either a footbridge made of stocks, (tree trunks) or from an area of ground which had formerly been cleared of tree stumps. The derivation is from the Olde English pre 7th Century 'stocc' meaning 'stock' or 'trunk of a tree', to which was added in Anglo-saxon times the suffix -er to imply a person who lived by or (later) worked at some topographical feature such as a bridge, (Bridger) brook (Brooker) etc. These forms of surname were particularly associated with the counties of Sussex, Kent, Surrey and Hampshire, in the early 14th Century...
Who have we missed?
Tell us about any famous STOKER (or surname variant) you think we should add here. We will get our genealogists to check them out and add them to the list. Thanks!
Join the conversation with the STOKER tribe
- Find your STOKER ancestor
- Tell us about your STOKER Family
- Tell us about your STOKER ancestors
- Ask a question about the STOKER history
- Leave a message for STOKER family members
Invite more STOKER family members!
Write an email address and click 'Invite' to share this page with more members of the STOKER tribe.
Family Coat of Arms Generator
Why not see what your family crest could look like based on your own family characteristics?Create Crest
Discover about where the STOKER live around the world
Explore where tribe members live today!