Meaning:Noble stone
Athelstan is a masculine name of English origin, meaning “noble stone.” It is derived from the Old English æþele and stān, which translate to “noble” and “stone,” respectively. Athelstan is closely linked to Anglo-Saxon nobility, with the first English king sharing this aristocratic moniker. Although nowadays Athelstan has most commonly taken the throne as a surname, parents looking for a stand-out moniker may consider choosing this 10th-century gem.

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