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Pronunciation how to say: /ˈstiːvən/
Gender Male
Language(s) Greek
Meaning Crown; wreath
Other names
Nickname(s) Steve
Derived Greek: Στέφανος
Related names Stephanie, Steven

Stephen or Steven (generally pronounced how to say: /ˈstiːvən/) is an English masculine first name, comes the Latin form Stephanus and that from the Greek Στέφανος (Stephanos), which means "crown" or "wreath."

Other spellings are Stephan, Stefan, and Stevon. Steve is the common short form and various diminutives such as Stevie are also found. Many family names come from Stephen: the most common are Stephens/Stevens and Stephenson/Stevenson (others include Stephen, Stephan, Stefan, Stevin, and Stever).

Equivalents of Stephen in various languages

Historical figures known by the name Stephen



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