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Stephen Name Meaning and Origin

Stephen Name Meaning and Origin

Name Meaning

Crown, garland, wreath

Name Origin


The name Stephen means 'crown' or 'garland' in Greek. It has biblical origins, being the name of the first Christian martyr in the New Testament.

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Stephen Phonetic Appeal

Name Pronunciation Smoothness:

Stephen is a common and easy-to-pronounce name with a smooth flow.

Name Melody Rating:

The two syllables in Stephen create a rhythmic and balanced sound.

Famous People Named Stephen

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● Stephen King

Stephen King is a renowned American author known for his horror and supernatural fiction novels, such as 'Carrie', 'The Shining', and 'It'. He is considered one of the most successful and influential writers in the genre.

● Stephen Hawking

Stephen Hawking was a prominent British theoretical physicist, cosmologist, and author. He is best known for his work on black holes and the nature of the universe, as well as his bestselling book 'A Brief History of Time'.

● Stephen Curry

Stephen Curry is a professional basketball player for the Golden State Warriors in the NBA. He is widely regarded as one of the greatest shooters in NBA history and has won multiple MVP awards.

Stephen Name Popularity Insights

U.S. Population

The data is sourced from the Social Security Administration. Since the agency has only released data up to 2022, the rankings for 2023 and 2024 are based on estimates from platform data. We will update the final results once the official data is released.

Potential Negative Connotations of Stephen

The name Stephen is generally considered positive and does not have strong negative connotations. However, some may associate it with negative figures named Stephen in history or popular culture, but these associations are not common or widespread.

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