Family History and Genealogy Resources by Surname
Stair Surname Origin
(Origin Local Gaelic) Stepping stones in a river; a path made over a bog.
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.
Stair Surname Meaning and Family Facts
There is more to Stair family history than the origin of your surname:
A Stair Family History Thought:
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