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PronouncedPron.STEE-vən English
STAY-vən Dutch
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Meaning & History

Medieval English variant of STEPHEN, and a Dutch variant of STEFAN. The filmmaker Steven Spielberg (1946-), director of 'E.T.' and 'Indiana Jones', is a famous bearer of this name.
VariantsStephen English Stefan, Stephan, Stefanus Dutch
DiminutivesSte, Steph, Steve, Stevie English
Feminine FormsStefani, Stephani, Stephania, Stephanie, Stephany English Stefana, Stefanie Dutch
Other Languages & CulturesStephanos Ancient Greek Stepan Armenian Estebe, Eztebe Basque Stephen Biblical Stephanos Biblical Greek Stephanus Biblical Latin Stefan Bulgarian Esteve Catalan Stjepan, Štefan, Stevan, Stevo, Stipan, Stipe, Stipo Croatian Štěpán Czech Stefan, Steffen Danish Tapani, Tahvo, Teppo Finnish Étienne, Stéphane French Estevo Galician Stepane Georgian Stefan, Stephan German Stefanos, Stephanos Greek István, Pista, Pisti Hungarian Stefán Icelandic Stiofán Irish Stefano Italian Stefans Latvian Steponas Lithuanian Steffen Low German Stefan Macedonian Tipene Maori Estienne Medieval French Stefan, Steffen Norwegian Estève Occitan Stefan, Szczepan, Stefek Polish Estevão Portuguese Ștefan, Fane Romanian Stepan Russian Steafan, Steaphan, Steenie Scottish Stefan, Stevan, Stevo, Stjepan Serbian Štefan Slovak Štefan Slovene Esteban, Estavan Spanish Staffan, Stefan Swedish Steffan Welsh

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1950s, 1960s, American Dad characters, crown, directors, Doctor Who companions, Married with Children characters, Marvel characters, medieval, never out of the US top 1000, Pokemon characters, Steven Universe characters, The Haunting of Hill House characters, top 10 in the US, voice actors
Entry updated August 16, 2017   Contribute