Featherstone Family History
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Featherstone Name Meaning
Northern English: habitational name from places in Staffordshire, West Yorkshire, and Northumberland, which are so called from Old English feðerstan ‘tetralith’, a prehistoric structure consisting of three upright stones capped with a headstone (from Old English fe(o)ðer- ‘four’ + stan ‘stone’).
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Brotherton, Netherton, Whetstone, Atherton, Thurston, Catterton