Stewart

Pronunciation: ste-hwa-hrt
Origin: United Kingdom
gender-male
Author

Emmy Samtani

Emmy Samtani

Emmy is the founder of Kiindred and mother to 3 little ones. Over the last 4 years, she has worked with some of the most credible experts in the parenting space and is a keen contributor on all things parenthood.
Region Origin: Scotland

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.

Stewart Name Popularity Data

chat-overall Overall: Stewart is currently #340 on Kiindred
gender-female Boy: Stewart is currently #340 on Kiindred Boy Names
gender-male Overall Unique: Stewart is currently #337 on Kiindred Unique Names
gender-male Boy Unique: Stewart is currently #337 on Kiindred Boy Unique Names

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Famous People Named Stewart

  • Stewart Copeland: Stewart Copeland is an American musician and composer, best known as the drummer for the rock band The Police.
  • Stewart Granger: Stewart Granger was an English film actor known for his roles in "Scaramouche," "King Solomon's Mines," and "The Prisoner of Zenda." He passed away in 1993.
  • Stewart Lee: Stewart Lee is an English stand-up comedian, writer, and director known for his work in alternative comedy and his television series "Stewart Lee's Comedy Vehicle."
  • Stewart Downing: Stewart Downing is a retired English professional footballer known for his career with Middlesbrough, Liverpool, and the England national team.
  • Stewart Brand: Stewart Brand is an American writer, best known as the editor of the Whole Earth Catalog, and a pioneer in environmentalism and digital media.