Meaning:garland; crown


Pronunciation:stee vun

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About Stephen

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Stephen is a very popular boy’s name that will stand the test of time. This is a good choice for parents looking for something traditional and robust.


Stephen comes from the Greek word ‘stephanos’, meaning ‘garland; crown.’ Stephen is also the name of the first Christian martyr whose feast is celebrated on December 26th.

Famous People With This Name

Stephen Hawking is an English theoretical physicist and one of the most famous scientists in the world. Stephen King is an American writer known for his horror novels such as “Carrie” and “Misery.” Stephen Baldwin is an American actor and brother of fellow actor, Alec Baldwin.

Possible Nicknames

Possible nickname options include Steve and Stevie.

Related Names

Stephen can also be spelt Steven. It is also related to the name Steve.

Stories Featuring This Name

Stephen Strange is the main character of the Marvel movie, “Doctor Strange,” played by Benedict Cumberbatch. Stephen Dedalus is a character in James Joyce’s novels “A Portrait of a Young Man As an Artist” and “Ulysses.” Stephen is an engine in “Thomas and Friends.”

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