Meaning and name origin
Stuart \s-tua-rt\ as a boy's name is pronounced STU-art, STOO-ert. It is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Stuart is "steward". Occupational name: the steward administers a large feudal household. Stuart and Stewart are clan names of the royal house of Scotland; Stuart was the family name of English kings during the 18th century. Portrait painter Gilbert Stuart.
Stuart is a very popular first name for males (#302 out of 1220, Top 25%) and also a very popular surname or last name for all people (#917 out of 88799, Top 1%) (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Stuart for boys. Stuart reached its highest rank of #186 in the U.S. in 1960-1969. (2014 statistics).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the boy name Stuart and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Stuart and Stewart. (2014 statistics).