Meaning and Origin of: Steven

Boy name origins & meanings

  • Greek : Crown

Family name origins & meanings

  • Scottish, English, Dutch, and North German : from the personal nameSteven, a vernacular form of Latin Stephanus, GreekStephanos ‘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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