Last name: GASTON

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GASTON : This last name is indexed 175,528 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

GASTON : 1: French: from the ancient Germanic personal name Gasto derived from gast ‘guest foreigner’ earlier ‘foreign warrior’. This surname is also found in England and Ireland where it is probably a Huguenot importation. Compare Guest.2: English (Sussex): variant of Gasson 1.3: English: in Gloucestershire a variant of Garston a topographic name or metonymic occupational name denoting someone who lived by or worked in a paddock.4: Scottish: habitational name from Galston (Ayrshire). The /l/ has been vocalized to /u/ and the resulting diphthong /au/ simplified to /a:/.

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