Stephen

Stephen meaning and origin

Gender: Unisex, both Boy and Girl
Origin: Old Greek
Usage: English, Marathi, Greenlandic, Finnish, Swedish, Danish and Norwegian
Meaning: To Wear a Crown, Wreath, Garland and The Crowned
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Pleasing and Venerable unisex name Stephen is originated from Old Greek which is used dominantly in English, Danish, Finnish, Swedish, Greenlandic, Norwegian and Marathi languages, meaning of Stephen is "To Wear a Crown, Wreath, Garland or The Crowned". Stephen is form of Stephanus in English language.

Variants of Stephen

Stephanos, Stephanus, Estavan, Esteban, Stefan, Stephenmichael, Michael, Stephan

Names that rhyme with Stephen

Popularity of Stephen

Stephen was an extremely popular name in United States. Over 860891 babies have been given the name in 230 years. When at the peak of its usage in 1949, 23050 boys were bestowed the name and it was ranked at 19th position. However after 230 years, the name is currently sliding down on the charts but still performing better than most of the names. Moreover, the name has been to the top 50 baby names an amazing 55 times Also, Stephen was a popular name in England and Wales. Over 8483 babies have been given the given name in 23 years. At the peak of its usage in 1996, the moniker grabbed the 60th spot and 1122 baby boys were given the name. However the graph is now showing a downward trend after 23 years. In addition to that, the given name has been in the top 100 baby names 6 times Also, Stephen was among the popular names in Ireland. Since emerging in 1964 around 26233 babies have been given the name. When at the peak of its usage in 1983, it ranked 4th when 1116 parents chose the moniker for their baby boys. However the graph is now showing a downward trend after 56 years. In addition to that, the first name has been in the top 5 baby names 7 times Also, Stephen was a popular name in New South Wales. Over 32242 babies have been named Stephen since 1952. At the peak of its usage in 1955, it ranked 3rd when 1589 parents chose the moniker for their baby boys. After 45 years of usage, the name has fallen out of the charts. Additionally, the name has been in the top 5 baby names 6 times Also, Stephen was a popular name in Queensland. Over 8526 babies have been named Stephen since 1960. At its zenith in 1960, it ranked 6th when 506 parents chose the moniker for their baby boys. After 36 years of usage, the name has fallen out of the charts. Moreover, the given name has been to the top 10 baby names 7 times

Stephen used to be a common name in France, first appeared in 1900 and over 6303 babies have been given the name in 116 years. When at its peak in 1987,. However after 116 years, the name is currently sliding down on the charts. Also, Stephen was a common name in Western Australia. Over 3730 babies have been named Stephen since 1950. At the peak of its usage in 1953,. After 18 years of usage, the name has fallen out of the charts. In addition to that, the name has been in the top 5 baby names 2 times

Stephen is an uncommon baby name in Belgium where it has been in use since 1995 and peaked in 1996 when it ranked 450th. There are over 187 babies that have been given the name Stephen in Belgium. However things change on global perspective, Stephen is extremely popular in England where every 1 in 200 have the name as well as in, Uganda, Kenya, Nigeria and Ghana. Also the baby name is popular in Canada, Zambia, Australia, Tanzania, South Africa, Zimbabwe, Sudan, Scotland, Wales, Philippines, Northern Ireland, South Sudan, Cameroon, Malaysia, Liberia, New Zealand, Sierra Leone, Rwanda, India, Malawi and Jamaica. According to our findings, at least 3100000 people have been bestowed Stephen around the globe.

YearBoysGirls
RankBirthsRankBirths
20182841236
20172711321
20162651367
20152461485
20142571442
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Stephen in Nordic countries

CountriesMenWomen
First NameSecondary NameFirst NameSecondary Name
Netherlands82355605
Finland78665100

Numerological analysis of Stephen

You are always filled with positive and creative energy that you pass around. You are fully devoted to the people you care for but to get to this point with a person, it takes a lot of time and effort. People with a high IQ are prone to depression, self-doubt, and low self-esteem and so are you. Unbelievable but true. Sometimes you feel this emptiness inside that can't be fulfilled with anything you can think of.

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  •  Ofilia - The unconventional girl name Ofilia means "Help" commonly used in English is of Old Greek origin
  •  Pancrazio - Boy name Pancrazio is used principally in Italian has its origin in Old Greek, meaning of Pancrazio is "All Power"
  •  Stefans means Wreath and Garland has its origin in Old Greek and is used in Latvian is a boy name. Stefans is derivative of Stephen.
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Namesakes of Stephen

    Stephen R. Lawhead, UK–based American writer
  • Stephen Bachiler, English clergyman
  • Stephen I of Constantinople, Ecumenical Patriarch of Constantinople
  • Stephen Pearl Andrews, American individualist anarchist, linguist
  • Stephen Kovacevich, American classical pianist and conductor
  • Stephen E. Robinson, religious scholar and apologist
  • Stephen Marshall, English Nonconformist churchman
  • Stephen R. Bourne, computer scientist
  • Stephen Greenblatt, American Shakespearean, literary historian
  • Stephen Gilbert, British painter and sculptor
  • Stephen Decatur Sr., Stephen Decatur Sr
  • Stephen Gosson, English satirist
  • Stephen Grellet, prominent French-born American Quaker missionary
  • Stephen I, Ban of Bosnia, Bosnian Ban
  • Stephen Baynes, has been Resident Choreographer with The Australian Ballet since 1995
  • Stephen Downing case, involved the conviction and imprisonment in 1974 of a 17-year-old council worker, Stephen Downing, for the murder of a 32-year-old legal secretary
  • Stephen K. Hayes, American martial artist and writer
  • Stephen Dodgson, British composer and broadcaster
  • Stephen Heller, Hungarian pianist
  • Stephen Potter, British author best
  • Stephen Wiltshire, British architectural artist and autistic savant
  • Stephen Franks, commercial lawyer
  • Stephen P. Synnott, American astronomer and Voyager scientist at JPL
  • Stephen Singer-Brewster, American astronomer
  • Stephen Moore, retired English actor
  • Stephen Cassin, officer in the United States Navy
  • Stephen Phillips, English poet and dramatist
  • Stephen Ross, Baron Ross of Newport, Liberal politician in the United Kingdom
  • Stephen Groombridge, British merchant and astronomer
  • Stephen Bray, American songwriter, drummer, and record producer
  • Stephen Dobyns, American poet and novelist
  • Stephen Hawes, popular English poet during the Tudor period
  • Stephen Giles, Canadian sprint canoeist
  • Stephen Jay Gould, American paleontologist, evolutionary biologist
  • Stephen Cole Kleene, American mathematician
  • Stephen Schneider, was Professor of Environmental Biology and Global Change at Stanford University
  • Stephen Langton, English Cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church and Archbishop of Canterbury between 1207 and his death
  • Stephen Cook, American-Canadian computer scientist and mathematician
  • Stephen Smale, American mathematician from Flint, Michigan
  • Stephen Wolfram, British-American computer scientist, physicist
  • Stephen Walt, American professor of international affairs at Harvard University's John F. Kennedy School of Government
  • Stephen Gardiner, English bishop and politician during the English Reformation period
  • Stephen Timoshenko, Ukrainian and, later
  • Stephen Gray, English dyer and astronomer
  • Stephen Hales, English clergyman
  • Stephen Frick, American astronaut and a veteran of two Space Shuttle missions
  • Stephen Robinson, former millwright
  • Stephen S. Oswald, former NASA astronaut
  • Stephen Altschul, American mathematician
  • Stephen Alencastre, Roman Catholic bishop
  • Stephen Donaldson, American bisexual political activist
  • Stephen King, American author of horror, supernatural fiction
  • Stephen Báthory, was Voivode of Transylvania
  • Stephen Sondheim, American composer and lyricist
  • Stephen I of Hungary, last Grand Prince of the Hungarians between 997 and 1000 or 1001
  • Stephen Crane, American poet, novelist, and short story writer
  • Stephen Baxter, English hard science fiction author
  • Stephen Fry, English comedian, actor, writer, presenter
  • Stephen E. Ambrose, American historian and biographer of U.S. Presidents Dwight D. Eisenhower and Richard Nixon
  • Stephen F. Austin, American empresario
  • Stephen R. Donaldson, American fantasy
  • Stephen Krashen, is professor emeritus at the University of Southern California
  • Stephen Carpenter, American musician
  • Stephen V of Hungary, was King of Hungary and Croatia between 1270 and 1272
  • Stephen Leacock, Canadian teacher, political scientist, writer
  • Stephen Breyer, American lawyer, professor
  • Stephen Rea, Irish film and stage actor

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