Sten - Meaning of Sten
[ 1 syll. (s)ten, st-en ] The baby boy name Sten is pronounced as STayN-, STehN or STiy-N †. Sten is used predominantly in Scandinavian and it is derived from Old Norse origins. The name developed as a short form of compound names containing the element 'steinn', such as Stenbjörn, Stenfinn, Stenulf, and Torsten.
Both the origin and meaning of Sten is inherited by all variant forms.
See also the related form, Thorsten (German and Scandinavian).
Sten is seldom used as a baby name for boys. It is listed outside of the top 1000 names.
† English pronunciation for Sten: S as in "see (S.IY)" ; T as in "tee (T.IY)" ; AY as in "side (S.AY.D)" ; N as in "knee (N.IY)" ; EH as in "ebb (EH.B)" ; IY as in "eat (IY.T)"