Stuyvesant Name Meaning & Origin
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A name most often seen in New York and is most often used for geographical areas or organizations instead of people as a way to commemorate Peter Stuyvesant who was among the first Europeans to settle New York. Stuyvesant High School, considered one of the best in New York, and Bedford-Stuyvesant ("Bed-Stuy"), Brooklyn are a couple examples.
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Stuyvesant Wainwright, American politician from New York
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