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Stephen (Given name)

Stephen is a name for boys. The name is a form of Stefanus and originates from English. On our website 29 people with the name Stephen rated their name with 4.5 stars(out of 5). So they seem very satisfied! Sometimes people write the name wrong. Abroad this is a perfectly fine name. Stephen is in the top 100 of most popular names on facebook on position 72. A nickname for Stephen is "Steve".
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Meaning of Stephen

The meaning of Stephen is: "Stephen is a male name. It comes from the Greek name "Stephanos or Stéfanos" meaning "wreath, crown, honour, reward"".


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Suitable names

Suitable names for a brother of Stephen are: Richard, Dale, Ricky, Levinus, Pablo. Suitable names for a sister of Stephen are: Jessica, Nichola, Bethwyn, Ruth, Catherine. View more suitable names.


Stephen occurs in the following categories:
Baby boy names with 7 letters250 namesBoy names beginning with S248 namesBoy names ending in N250 namesBaby boy names with two syllables100 namesBoy names with positive reactions abroad100 namesTop 100 Simplified Chinese names100 names

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Popularity of Stephen in the U.S.A.



Stephen 63 years old   28-12-2012
Stephen 55 years old   17-04-2013
Named after the Biblical "Stephen".
Stephen 59 years old   9-10-2013
My name, "Stephen," seems to be confusing for some people to spell and/or pronounce because some people seem to think that the "ph" should be pronounced like the letter "f."
Stephen 59 years old   9-10-2013
In what year was the original name, Stefanus, invented, after which, apparently, its new variations branched out?
Stephen 34 years old   24-02-2014
Stephen is awesome!!!
Stephen 20 years old   18-10-2018
I actually go by Steph because I am Nonbinary

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