Stonehouse Family History
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Stonehouse Name Meaning
English: topographic name (from Middle English stone ‘stone’ + hous ‘house’) for someone who lived in a house built of stone, something of a rarity in the Middle Ages, or a habitational name from a place so named, for example in Devon and Gloucestershire. Americanized form of Ashkenazic Jewish Steinhaus ‘stone house’, a topographic name for someone who lived in or by such a house.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press