Last name: STEELE

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STEELE : This last name is indexed 239,740 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

STEELE : 1: English and Scottish: nickname from Middle English stel(e) ‘steel’ perhaps used for someone considered as hard and durable as steel or for a foundry worker.2: English: variant of Stile.3: Scottish: habitational name from one or more of the places called Steel(e) or Steill in Ayrshire Berwickshire and Dumfriesshire from Scots steel ‘steep bank spur of a ridge’.4: Americanized form (translation into English) of German Stahl or Stahle and Swedish Ståhl Stål or Ståhle all meaning ‘steel’.

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