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Stewart is a boy's name of English, Scottish, and Gaelic origin, meaning "steward". The name is derived from the Gaelic word "stiùbhart" and is associated with a person who manages someone else's affairs, property, and finances. The name Stewart has been used as both a surname and a given name, and it has a long history of use in popular culture, including famous personalities like Jon Stewart, Kristen Stewart, and Rod Stewart. The name Stewart is thought to be occupational, originating from the Old English word "stiward" (sty-warden). It refers to a person who looked after domestic matters, and over time, the meaning shifted to become the person in charge of a household, eventually becoming a prestigious title. The surname Stewart has its roots in Scotland, with the most notable Stewarts believed to have descended from 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 and became the High Steward of Scotland. The Stewarts eventually became one of the great families of Scotland, with the royal family of Scotland from the 14th century and of England from 1603.

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