Meaning and Name Origin
Stuart \s-tua-rt\ as a boys' 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 prominent first name for males (#302 out of 1220, Top 25%) and also a very prominent last name for both adults and children (#917 out of 88799, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of Stuart for boys. Stuart reached its top rank of #186 in the U.S. during 1960-1969, but is not listed currently. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the boy name Stuart and affiliated names. The only other popular related form of Stuart listed in the Top 1000 is Stewart. Adoption of these boy names was at its highest during 1950-1959 and is now significantly lower, with the versions Stuart and Stewart becoming less trendy. (2014 Birth Statistics)