Gladstone Family History
Gladstone Name Meaning
Scottish: habitational name from a place near Biggar in Lanarkshire, apparently named from Old English gleoda ‘kite’ + stan ‘stone’. Jewish (American): Americanized form of Glatshteyn, an ornamental surname composed of Yiddish glat ‘flat’ + shteyn ‘stone’.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press