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Meaning & History

Derived from the Old English elements æðel "noble" and stan "stone". This was the name of an early king of England. The name was rarely used after the Norman conquest.
VariantÆthelstan
Other Languages & CulturesAðalsteinn Ancient Scandinavian Athelstan History Aðalsteinn Icelandic
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earth, history, kings
Entry updated July 2, 2017   Contribute