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STEWART - Name Meaning & Origin

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STEWART Surname Meaning & Origin:

Stewart is an occupational name for a steward or manager of a household or estate; or one who had charge of a king's or important noble's household. From the Middle English stiward.

Stewart is the 54th most popular surname in the United States and the 7th most common surname in Scotland.

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Alternate Surname Spellings:

STUART, STEWARD

Genealogy Resources for the Surname STEWART:

100 Most Common U.S. Surnames & Their Meanings
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Stewart Family Genealogy Forum
Search this popular genealogy forum for the Stewart surname to find others who might be researching your ancestors, or post your own Stewart query.

FamilySearch - STEWART Genealogy
Find records, queries, and lineage-linked family trees posted for the Stewart surname and its variations.

STEWART Surname & Family Mailing Lists
RootsWeb hosts several free mailing lists for researchers of the Stewart surname.

Cousin Connect - STEWART Genealogy Queries
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DistantCousin.com - STEWART Genealogy & Family History
Free databases and genealogy links for the last name Stewart.

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References: Surname Meanings & Origins

Cottle, Basil. Penguin Dictionary of Surnames. Baltimore, MD: Penguin Books, 1967.

Menk, Lars. A Dictionary of German Jewish Surnames. Avotaynu, 2005.

Beider, Alexander. A Dictionary of Jewish Surnames from Galicia. Avotaynu, 2004.

Hanks, Patrick and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford University Press, 1989.

Hanks, Patrick. Dictionary of American Family Names. Oxford University Press, 2003.

Smith, Elsdon C. American Surnames. Genealogical Publishing Company, 1997.


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