Last name: STEVENSON

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STEVENSON : This last name is indexed 465,668 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

STEVENSON : 1: English: from the Middle English and Older Scots personal name Steven Stephen (see Steven) + -son. This surname is also very common in northern Ireland (especially Antrim and Down) where it has been interchangeable with Steenson and Stinson. In North America this surname has also absorbed various European cognates such as Danish Norwegian and North German Steffensen or Stephensen; see also Stevens.2: Scottish: variant of Stevenston a habitational name from Stevenston (Ayrshire) Stevenson in Newlands (Peeblesshire) or Stevenson in Haddington (East Lothian). The placename in each case derives from the personal name Steven + Older Scots toun ‘farmstead settlement’.3: English: habitational name from Stevenstone (Devon) meaning ‘Stephen's farmstead’.

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