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:

    No power on earth or above the bottomless pit has such influence to terrorize and make cowards of men as the liquor power. Satan could not have fallen on a more potent instrument with which to thrall the world. Alcohol is king!
    —Eliza “Mother” Stewart (1816–c. 1908)

    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)

    It is harder to kill a whisper than even a shouted calumny.
    —Mary Stewart (b. 1916)