Last name: STOCKDALE

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STOCKDALE : This last name is indexed 33,648 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

STOCKDALE : English: habitational name from Stockdale in Settle (Yorkshire) Stockdale in Longsleddale (Westmorland) Stockdale in Uldale (Cumberland) and perhaps also Stockdale in Salterforth (Yorkshire). Stockdale in Salterforth and Stockdale in Longsleddale are named with Old English stocc ‘tree trunk stump’ + dæl ‘valley’ or Old Norse dalr ‘valley’ while Stockdale in Uldale may be named with Old Norse stakkr ‘stack pillar of rock’ + dalr. Stockdale in Settle is probably named with Old English stoc ‘place’ + Old English dæl or Old Norse dalr. Compare Stockdill Stocksdale and Stogdill.

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