Meaning and Origin of: Steven

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First name origins & meanings:

  • Greek : Crown

Last name origin & meaning:

  • Scottish, English, Dutch, and North German : from the personal name Steven, a vernacular form of Latin Stephanus, Greek Stephanos ‘crown’. This was a popular name throughout Christendom in the Middle Ages, having been borne by the first Christian martyr, stoned to death at Jerusalem three years after the death of Christ. In English the variant spelling Stephen is almost equally common.

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