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Stalker Surname Origin
A fowler who goes warily and softly in pursuit of his game; one who walks on stilts over ditches in pursuit of moor-fowl. 'The fowler is employed his limed twigs to set, One underneath his horse to get a shoot doth stalk, Another over dykes upon his stilts doth walk.'--Drayton.
Source: An Etymological Dictionary of Family and Christian Names With an Essay on their Derivation and Import; Arthur, William, M.A.; New York, NY: Sheldon, Blake, Bleeker & CO., 1857.
Stalker Surname Meaning and Family Facts
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A Stalker Family History Thought:
'If you would not be forgotten,
As soon as you are dead and rotten,
Either write things worthy of reading,
Or do things worthy of writing.' --Benjamin Franklin, May 1738