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Meaning and Origin of: Anstey

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First name origins & meanings:

  • Greek : Resurrection

Last name origin & meaning:

  • English : habitational name from any of the dozen places in England called Anstey or Ansty, from Old English ānstiga, a compound of ān ‘one’ + stīg ‘path’, denoting a short stretch of road forking at both ends. The surname is found principally in Somerset and the West Country.