Ralston Surname Origin
Ralph, one of the descendants of Mac Duff, Thane of Fife, obtained a grant of land in Renfrewshire, and, as was common in those days, called he place after himself, Ralphstown, which was softened into Ralston.
Source: An Etymological Dictionary of Family and Christian Names With an Essay on their Derivation and Import; Arthur, William, M.A.; New York, NY: Sheldon, Blake, Bleeker & CO., 1857.
| For a more detailed definition for
Ralston or other surnames, search the FREE Ancestry.com Name Dictionary.
Ralston Last Name Meaning
There is more to
Ralston family history than the origin of your surname:
Want to build your Ralston family tree? If you want to begin your genealogy, it is easy to get started. Construct
your family tree to trace your own genealogy and learn about your personal family history. For more detail, see Start your Genealogy
A Ralston Family History Thought:
A family tree can wither if nobody tends its roots .
Choose the first letter of surname for history of family name:
Use DNA Free Shipping Coupon FREESHIPDNA