Origins of surname
The name indicated a strong and robust man. G.F.B. de Gruchy confirms this, writing "From Old Norse sterkr, strong. A Jersey surname, anglicised.. from the medieval form Le Sterc."
The first Starck/Starcq baptisms on record are those of the children in 1619 and 1631 of Luquas Starcq in St Martin, where the earliest surviving register begins, somewhat intermittantly, in 1594. Spelling variants can be found as early as the last decade of the 13th century.
- Le Sterc
- Lesterc 1331
- Lesterk 1299, 1292
- Stark, French variant
- Starke, French variant
- Starcq baptisms in Jersey
- Starcq marriages in Jersey (groom)
- Starcq marriages in Jersey (bride)
- Starcq burials in Jersey
Great War service
- L'Abri des Hougues Trinity
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