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Origin and popularity of the name STUART


Stuart : Scottish (Aberdeenshire and Banffshire): variant of Stewart. This French form of the name there being no W in the French language was adopted by Mary Queen of Scots on her return to Scotland in 1561 and has since come to be more popular among royalists than the earlier spellings.


Source : DAFN2 : Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, ©2022 by Patrick Hanks and Oxford University Press

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