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Gender: M Meaning of Armistead: "hermit's place" Origin of Armistead: English

This dignified Old English surname was brought into the modern consciousness by author Armistead Maupin, who wrote the San Francisco stories Tales of the City. There was also a Civil War general named Lewis Armistead.

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Famous People Named Armistead

Armistead Jones Maupin, American novelist
Armistead Burwell Smith IV, American musician
Armistead Churchill Gordon, American lawyer and poet
Armistead Thomson Mason, U.S. Senator from Virginia; youngest person to serve in the Senate
Armistead Inge Selden, U.S. Congressman from Alabama
Armistead Lindsay Long, U.S. Confederate general
Armistead Mason Dobie, U.S. federal judge
Armistead Lloyd Boothe, American politician from Virginia
Lewis Armistead, U.S. Confederate General
Bennett Armistead Schauer (b. 2014), son of actress Laura Linney

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