Last name: STONE

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STONE : This last name is indexed 806,412 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

STONE : 1: English: from Middle English ston(e) ‘stone rock’ (Old English stān). The surname may be topographic for someone who lived on stony ground by a notable outcrop of rock or by a stone boundary-marker or monument or habitational from a place called Stone such as those in Buckinghamshire Devon Gloucestershire Hampshire Kent Somerset Staffordshire and Worcestershire.2: Irish (Kilkenny): adopted for Irish Ó Clochartaigh (see Clougherty) and/or Ó Clochasaigh (see Clohessy) and possibly several other names containing or thought to contain the element cloch ‘stone’.3: Americanized form (translation into English) of various surnames in other languages meaning ‘stone’ including Jewish Stein Norwegian Steine French Lapierre Desroche and Desroches.

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