STUART
GENDER: Masculine
PRONOUNCED: STOO-ərt, STYOO-ərt   [key]
Meaning & History
From an occupational surname originally belonging to a person who was a steward. It is ultimately derived from Old English stig "house" and weard "guard". As a given name, it arose in 19th-century Scotland in honour of the Stuart royal family, which produced several kings and queens of Scotland and Britain between the 14th and 18th centuries.
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DIMINUTIVE: Stu (English)
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