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Stuart Meaning


What does Stuart mean?

The name Stuart is of English and Scottish origin.

The meaning of Stuart is "steward, house guard".

Stuart is generally used as a boy's name.

It consists of 6 letters and 2 syllables and is pronounced Stu-art.

The Given Name Stuart

Stuart originates from the French form of the occupational surname Steward.

It is derived from the Old English stig meaning "house" and weard meaning "guard", and was therefore the surname for someone who served as a steward in a manor or royal household.

This form of the name was introduced into Scotland in the 16th century by Mary Stuart Queen of Scots who was brought up in France.

The Scottish royal family of this name are supposed to be descended from a family who were stewards in Britanny before the conquest.

Use of the name as a given name originated in Scotland in the 19th century, generally in honor of the Stuart royal family, which produced several kings and queens of Scotland and Britain during the 14th to 18th centuries.

Stuart falls into the occupational name category.

Some famous bearers of this name include: Stuart Townsend.

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Stuart Popularity

In the U.S. in 2018, it ranked 2,082 in baby name popularity for boys with 68 occurrences. Less than 5 girls were given the name.

In contrast, the year before it ranked 1,969 in baby name popularity for boys with 73 occurrences. Less than 5 girls were given the name.

Want to see how Stuart sizes up? How it compares to some other names? Then check out the Stuart Name Popularity Page.

Stuart Related Names

Variants of the name Stuart include Steward, Stewart, Stewert.

Stuart has the diminutive (nickname) Stu.

Famous Stuarts

  • Stuart Townsend ~ Actor

Stuart Numerology

Destiny Number, Life Path Number, Soul Urge and Personality Number. These Numerological numbers may tell your child's story. Take a look at the Numerology Of Stuart.

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Stuart Name Fun

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Be creative with the name Stuart.

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