Stuart Name Meaning & Origin

Stuart

Pronunciation: STOO-ert (key)

Origin of the name Stuart:

Transferred use of the surname, which is the French form of the English Stewart, a surname originating as an occupational name derived from the Old English stiward, stiweard (steward, keeper of the animal enclosure), a position that was in many cases a hereditary one, especially among noble or royal households.

From A World of Baby Names by Teresa Norman.

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Comments and insights on the name Stuart: | Edit

My son Stuart (10) gets a bit frustrated always being referred to as "Stuart Little" at the start of every school year!

I like the name Stuart - it's a nice, all-around, regular name. Of course, Stuart Little tends to spoil it a little.

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We gave our Stuart the DVD Stuart Little when he turned 17. His little brother who was 8 told me I was an evil genius. Have always really really liked our boy, and his name.

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Stu, Stuie, Stuber, Stuey, Stuzi, Spewy, Stuart Little, 2D

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Famous real-life people named Stuart: | Edit

Stuart Sutcliffe, English musician, he was the original bassist of the Beatles.
Stuart Townsend, Irish actor and director.
Gilbert Stuart, one of America's foremost portraitists, best known for his portrait of George Washington.
J.E.B. Stuart, Confederate Army general during the American Civil War.
Stuart Bogie - American composer, arranger, and music producer.

Stuart in song, story & screen: | Edit

Stuart Pot, also known as 2D. He's the singer and keyboardist for the band Gorillaz. It's an animated band. He's pretty depressed but super sweet.
Stuart Chandler, long-running character on the soap opera "All My Children," portrayed by David Canary
Stuart Larkin, a recurring character on MADtv, played by Michael McDonald
Stuart Little, E. B. White's children's novel which was made into several films
Stu Redman, character from Stephen King's novel "The Stand"
Stuart Smalley, character portrayed by Al Franken on "Saturday Night Live"
The minion with one eye and his hair parted in the middle is named Stuart. You can buy Stuart toys.
Stewpot in South Pacific sings, "There is nothing like a dame". He speaks a few lines.

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