Sten - Meaning of Sten

What does Sten mean?

[ 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.

Steen (Scandinavian), Stein (Dutch and Scandinavian), Steyn (Dutch), and Stijn (Dutch) are variations of Sten.

Both the origin and meaning of Sten is inherited by all variant forms.

See also the related form, Thorsten (German and Scandinavian).

See also the related categories, compound (combination), element, stone (sand), and scandinavian.

Sten is seldom used as a baby name for boys. It is listed outside of the top 1000 names.

Baby names that sound like Sten include Steen, Stein, Stijn, Stan, Stane, Stann, Steyn, Stoen, Stone, Saddim, Saddym, Satyam, Seaton, Seton, Sextyn, Shadmon, Sidnee, Sidney, Sidni, and Sidnie.

† 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)"

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