Stewart

Stewart is a popular Scottish given name and surname. The word Stewart is derived from an occupational surname. It originally belonged to a person who was a steward by profession. It is derived from a combination of two Old English words, the word stig, which means house, and the word weard, which means guard. The first name translation of the word is often Stuart hence the difference in the two.

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Famous quotes containing the word stewart:

    But you must know the class of sweet women—who are always so happy to declare “they have all the rights they want”; “they are perfectly willing to let their husbands vote for them”Mare and always have been numerous, though it is an occasion for thankfulness that they are becoming less so.
    —Eliza “Mother” Stewart (1816–1908)

    ... such is the horrible idea that I entertain respecting a life of servitude, that if I conceived of there being no possibility of my rising above the condition of servant, I would gladly hail death as a welcome messenger.
    —Maria Stewart (1803–1879)

    I’ve never heard of Timothy Leary before, but I want to get into advertising, so I liked when he talked about how whoever controls your eyeballs controls your mind.
    —Amy Stewart (b. 1975)