Steve name meaning

Updated: May 30th, 2024
Gender: Boy
Origin: Old Greek
Usage: English, Greenlandic, Finnish, Swedish, Danish and Norwegian
Pronunciation: steev
Meaning: Wreath, The Crowned, A Garland and Crowning
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What does Steve mean?

Steve means Wreath, Abbreviation of Steven and Stephen Often Used as an Independent Name, Crowned, A Garland or Crowning is especially used in Danish, Swedish, Greenlandic, English, Norwegian and Finnish is of Old Greek origin is a gender insensitive name .

Steve is form of prominent and enduring Stephen. Stephen is form of Stephanus in English language. Acclaimed and All time favorite Stephen came from Old Greek language, meaning of Stephen is "Crowned, To Wear a Crown and Garland".

Steve is form of Steven in English language. Steve is celebrated on December 26th.

How do I pronounce Steve?

You can pronounce the one syllabled name Steve as steev.

Variants of Steve

Stephanos, Stephanus, Stephen, Estavan, Esteban, Stephenmichael, Steven, Stevenmichael, Stephan, Stefan, Michael

Names that rhyme with Steve

How popular is the name Steve?

Steve was an extremely popular name in United States. Over 241287 babies have been named Steve since 1880. When at its peak in 1959, the moniker grabbed the 41st spot and 11069 baby boys were given the name.

However after 213 years, the name is on free fall on the charts. Moreover, the name has been to the top 50 baby names 7 times Also, Steve is a popular name in France given to over 21795 babies in 73 years.

When at its peak in 1982, the moniker grabbed the 74th spot and 1093 baby boys were given the name. Moreover, the given name has been to the top 100 baby names 14 times

Steve was a common name in Belgium.

Over 528 babies have been named Steve since 1995. When at the peak of its usage in 1995,. However after 17 years, the name is currently sliding down on the charts.

Steve is a unique baby name in England and Wales, it has been in use since 1996 and was able to reach the top 600 names. In 1996, it achieved its highest ever ranking of 588 on boy names chart when 28 babies were named Steve.

Over 371 babies in England and Wales have been named Steve.

Steve is an uncommon baby name in Ireland, even after 33 years of presence it could not make beyond the top 300.

Over 154 people have been named Steve in Ireland. But Steve is a popular baby name in Canada where every 1 in 600 have the name as well as in, Kenya, Malawi, DR Congo, England, Philippines, Nigeria, Cameroon, South Africa and New Zealand.

According to our estimate, at least 890000 people have been bestowed Steve around the globe.

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Steve in Nordic countries

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What numbers say about Steve?

You watch your mouth and think twice before you say something. Achieving inner peace and harmony in life is what's most important to you. You want to be the boss in every situation. Follow your gut, not people. You are a lone wolf who can survive on his own because of his skills, highly developed sense of intuition, and the ability to provide for himself. You are a wise person with great knowledge that you intend on sharing in the future.

Looking for a name like Steve? Please go through the following names

  •  Yader - Curious boy name Yader has origin in Greek, meaning of Yader is "Cry or Peace"
  •  Pedr - Boy name Pedr is rooted from Old Greek is used notably in Welsh and Old Norse languages. Pedr is form of Pétr in Old Norse language
  •  Anacleto - Outlandish Old Greek Anacleto means "Invoked or Called On" and is given to boys is commonly used in Italian and Portuguese
  •  Pietre means Rock or Rock came from Greek chiefly used in Slavic
  •  Evangelista - Girl name Evangelista is specifically used in Italian, meaning of Evangelista is "Good News" came from Old Greek and Greek

Famous people named Steve

  • Steve Reich, American composer who, along with La Monte Young
  • Steve Cokely, American political researcher and lecturer
  • Steve Lewis, jazz pianist and composer
  • Steve Askew, British guitarist best known as the lead guitarist for Kajagoogoo
  • Steve Brown, British composer, lyricist
  • Steve McCaffery, professor at York University
  • Steve Eisner, boxing promoter; an entrepreneur; a dealer
  • Steve McDonald, New Zealand composer, singer, and instrumentalist
  • Steve Linford, British entrepreneur and anti-spam campaigner best
  • Steve Stephens, television and communication pioneer in Arkansas,
  • Steve Grand, British computer scientist and roboticist
  • Steve Ross, American motion picture director living in Memphis
  • Steve Bull, English former professional footballer
  • Steve Punt, British writer, comedian and actor
  • Steve Perry, American television writer and science fiction author
  • Steve Peters, (December 27, 1912
  • Steve Penk, British radio and television presenter
  • Steve Haskin, American horse racing journalist and author
  • Steve Appleton, CEO of Micron Technology, based in Boise, Idaho
  • Steve Derewianchuk, former politician in Manitoba, Canada
  • Steve Rolston, Canadian artist and writer of comic books and graphic novels currently living
  • Steve Field, general practitioner and Chief Inspector of General Practice at England's Care Quality Commission
  • Steve Brodner, satirical illustrator and caricaturist working for publications
  • Steve Baer, American inventor and solar and residential designer
  • Steve Fairbairn, rower and an influential rowing coach at Jesus College Boat Club
  • Steve Houben, Belgian jazz saxophonist and flutist
  • Steve Arnold, race car driver from the United Kingdom
  • Steve Barrow, British reggae historian, writer and producer
  • Steve Sohmer, Shakespearean scholar
  • Steve Keene, American artist
  • Steve Penney, Canadian retired professional ice hockey goaltender
  • Steve Richards, British TV presenter and political columnist,
  • Steve Long, western lawman and outlaw
  • Steve Martland, English composer
  • Steve Somers, American talk radio host best
  • Steve Bannos, American television and film actor
  • Steve Hildebrand, Democratic political strategist based out of Sioux Falls
  • Steve Claridge, English football pundit, coach and former player
  • Steve Lovelady, American journalist
  • Steve Berman, American editor, novelist and short story writer
  • Steve D'Aquisto, American disco DJ and record producer
  • Steve Holland, American actor and male paperback, magazine
  • Steve Weston, Canadian television and theatre actor
  • Steve Mann, Canadian researcher and inventor best
  • Steve Jones, His studies are conducted
  • Steve MacLean, Canadian astronaut
  • Steve Furber, principal designer of the BBC Micro and the ARM 32-bit RISC microprocessor
  • Steve Russell, American computer scientist most famous for creating 'Spacewar!'
  • Steve Smith, scientist
  • Steve Chen, Taiwanese computer engineer and internet entrepreneur
  • Steve Crocker, inventor of the Request for Comments series
  • Steve Wozniak, American inventor, electronics engineer, programmer
  • Steve Biko, South African anti-apartheid activist
  • Steve Lacy, jazz saxophonist and composer recognized as one of the important players of soprano saxophone
  • Steve Bracks, former Australian politician and the 44th Premier of Victoria
  • Steve Ditko, American comics artist and writer best known as the artist and co-creator
  • Steve Ballmer, American businessman and investor


  1. Social Security Administration,
  2. Office for National Statistics,
  3. Central Statistics Office - An Phríomh-Oifig Staidrimh,
  4. Institut national de la statistique et des études économiques,
  5. Sociale Verzekeringsbank,
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