Steven - Meaning of Steven

What does Steven mean?

[ 2 syll. (s)te-ven, st-ev-en ] The baby boy name Steven is pronounced STIY-VahN †. Steven's language of origin is Old Greek, and it is used mainly in the Dutch and English languages. Steven is a variation of Stephen (English).

Stevie (English diminutive form) and Steve (English short form) are variants of Steven.

See also the related categories, english, greek, and dutch.

Steven is an all-time favorite. Today it is still popular as a baby name for boys, though it was in more widespread use before. The name's popularity rose from the 1900s up to the 1950s. At the peak of its usage in 1955, 1.810% of baby boys were given the name Steven. It ranked at #10 then. The baby name has since suffered a marked drop in popularity. In 2018, it ranked at #198 with a usage of only 0.105%, but it was nonetheless the most popular out of all boy names in its group. 63% more boys were named Steven than the subsequent ranked name, Stephen, in 2018. Steven has mostly been a baby boy name, although in the past century it has also been used for girls. In 1970, the name Steven was given to 204 times as many baby boys than girls.

Baby names that sound like Steven include Stephon, Stevan, Steafan, Steafán, Steaphan, Stefan, Stefano, Steffan, Steffen, Stefon, Stephane, Stephaun, Stephin, Stepnee, Stepney, Stepni, Stepnie, Stepny, Stevin, and Stevyn.

† Pronunciation for Steven: S as in "see (S.IY)" ; T as in "tee (T.IY)" ; IY as in "eat (IY.T)" ; V as in "vow (V.AW)" ; AH as in "mud (M.AH.D)" ; N as in "knee (N.IY)"

Details of famous persons named Steven:
Filmmaker Steven Soderbergh, born 14 January 1963, Atlanta, Georgia.
Filmmaker Steven Spielberg, born 18 December 1946, Cincinnati, Ohio.
Singer Yusuf Islam, born Stephen Demetre Georgiou, 21 July 1948, London, England.

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