When Lancelot George Reed Stevenson was born on 2 January 1845, in Sheffield, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, James Stuart Stevenson, was 34 and his mother, Marian Douglas, was 32. He died on 2 January 1845, in his hometown, at the age of 0, and was buried in Sheffield, South Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom.
English: from the Middle English and Older Scots personal name Steven, Stephen (see Steven ) + -son. This surname is also very common in northern Ireland (especially Antrim and Down), where it has been interchangeable with Steenson and Stinson . In North America, this surname has also absorbed various European cognates, such as Danish, Norwegian, and North German Steffensen or Stephensen ; see also Stevens .
Scottish: variant of Stevenston, a habitational name from Stevenston (Ayrshire), Stevenson in Newlands (Peeblesshire), or Stevenson in Haddington (East Lothian). The placename in each case derives from the personal name Steven + Older Scots toun ‘farmstead, settlement’.
English: habitational name from Stevenstone (Devon), meaning ‘Stephen's farmstead’.