Last name: STONEHOUSE

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STONEHOUSE : This last name is indexed 19,172 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

STONEHOUSE : 1: English: from Middle English ston stan ‘stone’ (Old English stān) + hous(e) ‘house’ (Old English hūs). The surname may be topographic for someone who lived in or by a stone house (something of a rarity in the Middle Ages) or habitational from a place so named such as Stonehouse (Devon Gloucestershire Northumberland). The principal source of the surname is perhaps Stonehouse Cote in Bilsdale (North Yorkshire). Compare Stenhouse.2: Americanized form of Jewish (Ashkenazic) Steinhaus ‘stone house’ a topographic name for someone who lived in or by such a house.

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