Stewart Family History

Meaning of surname: Stewart

Stewart is a Scottish surname (also used as a masculine given name) possibly of pre-7th century Old English origin, derived from stigeweard, the genitive prefix stige meaning "hall", and the suffix weard meaning "guardian" or "warden". Alternative spellings are Stuart and Steward. The progenitor of the Stewart family was Alan fitz Flaad, a Breton knight who settled in England after the Norman Conquest. His son, Walter fitz Alan, relocated to Scotland during the Anarchy, became the High Steward of Scotland,[1] hence the origin of the surname. Stewart is the 66th-most common surname in the United Kingdom.[2][3]

We found 9,495,943 Genealogy and Family History Records for Stewart in our Newspaper Archive.

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283 Historical Books
121,740 Social Security Death Records

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