Steven: Meaning, Popularity, Origin of Baby Name Steven

Steven

Pronunciation: STEE-vehn (key)

Origin of the name Steven:

From the Latin Stephanus, which is from the Greek Stephanos, a name derived from stephanos (a crown, a garland). The name is borne in the Bible by St Stephen, one of the seven chosen to assist the apostles, and the first Christian martyr. Var: Stefan, Stefen, Stefon, Stephan, Stephon, Stevan, Steven, Stevon. Short: Steve.

From A World of Baby Names by Teresa Norman. Buy the book

NameVoyager

US Popularity of Steven Over Time

Sister & Brother Names

Know a Steven? What are his siblings named?

Contribute your knowledge to the name Steven

Comments and insights on the name Steven: | Edit
Share what you know!
Personal experiences with the name Steven: | Edit

My husbands name is Steven. I love him, so I obviously like this name.

My little brother's name is Steven. I love it, I think it suits both a boy and a man.

Nicknames for Steven: | Edit

Stevovo

Stevo

Stevie

Steva the diva (Yes, someone really uses this)

My little cousin, who's three, Steven Elliott, is nickname is 'Snoop' because he's always 'snooping around'.

Sniff

Sven

Meanings and history of the name Steven: | Edit
Share what you know!
Famous real-life people named Steven: | Edit

Steven Patrick Morrissey, British singer (known as Morrissey)
Steven Spielberg, director
Steven Paul Jobs (Steve Jobs)

Steven in song, story & screen: | Edit

"Hey Steven" a song by Taylor Swift.

No Way
Definitely
No Way
Definitely
No Way
Definitely
No Way
Definitely
No Way
Definitely
No Way
Definitely
No Way
Definitely
73
No Way
Definitely

Smart?

72
No Way
Definitely

Sexy?

71
No Way
Definitely

Friendly?

65
No Way
Definitely

Creative?

72
No Way
Definitely

Strong?

62
No Way
Definitely

Young?

66
No Way
Definitely

Sophisticated?