A male given name from Ancient Greek, variant of Stephen.
His first name was probably Steve or Ed. No, there were no more Steves or Eds in New York. They were now Steven or Edward, whether they were gay or straight. If they had money, they didn't have a nickname. Everybody was into high seriousness, so that now even dogs were named Humphrey and Raphael.
Etymology: From Latin Stephanus, from Ancient Greek Στέφανος (Stéphanos), from στέφανος (stéphanos, " crown, wreath"), from στέφω (stéphō, " to put round, to surround").
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
A cry, or loud clamour.
Etymology: stefen , Saxon.
Ne sooner was out, but swifter than thought,
Fast by the hide, the wolf Lowder caught;
And had not Roffy renne to the steven,
Lowder had been slain thilke same even. Edmund Spenser.
Stephen or Steven is a common English first name. It is particularly significant to Christians, as it belonged to Saint Stephen (Greek: Στέφανος Stéphanos), an early disciple and deacon who, according to the Book of Acts, was stoned to death; he is widely regarded as the first martyr (or "protomartyr") of the Christian Church. In English, Stephen is most commonly pronounced as STEEV-ən (). The name, in both the forms Stephen and Steven, is often shortened to Steve or Stevie. The spelling as Stephen can also be pronounced STEF-ən which is from the Greek original version, Stephanos. In English, the female version of the name is Stephanie. Many surnames are derived from the first name, including Stephens, Stevens, Stephenson, and Stevenson, all of which mean "Stephen's (son)". In modern times the name has sometimes been given with intentionally non-standard spelling, such as Stevan or Stevon. A common variant of the name used in English is Stephan ; related names that have found some currency or significance in English include Stefan (pronounced or in English), Esteban (often pronounced ), and the Shakespearean Stephano ().
voice; speech; language
an outcry; a loud call; a clamor
Etymology: [AS. stefn, stemn, voice; akin to D. stem, G. stimme, Goth. stibna.]
Steven is a fictional character invented by the rock artist Alice Cooper. He appears on the albums Welcome to My Nightmare, Alice Cooper Goes to Hell, DaDa, Hey Stoopid, The Last Temptation, Dragontown, Along Came a Spider, and Welcome 2 My Nightmare.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
stē′vn, n. (Spens.) a cry, a loud clamour. [A.S. stefn, the voice.]
Surnames Frequency by Census Records
According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Steven is ranked #11560 in terms of the most common surnames in America.
The Steven surname appeared 2,719 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 1 would have the surname Steven.
70.7% or 1,924 total occurrences were White.
17% or 464 total occurrences were Black.
5.9% or 162 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
2.7% or 74 total occurrences were American Indian or Alaskan Native.
1.7% or 48 total occurrences were Asian.
1.7% or 47 total occurrences were of two or more races.
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Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'Steven' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2414
The numerical value of Steven in Chaldean Numerology is: 1
The numerical value of Steven in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4
Steven Armstrong: You still don't get it. I'm using war as a business to get elected... so I can end war as a business! In my new America, people will die and kill for what they BELIEVE! Not for money. Not for oil! Not for what they're told is right. Every man will be free to fight his own wars!
Steven Spielberg was at the height of Steven Spielberg early career powers and moviegoers could not get enough, the film led the box office for an astonishing 16 weekends -- a record that stands to this day.
He killed his baby and [the baby is] in the house...His wife broke up with him over the phone yesterday...I can't even believe this is happening. Steven Pladl, 42, was found dead Thursday morning in his vehicle in Dover, N.Y., several miles from the New Milford, Conn., murder scene where Katie and her adoptive father, 56-year-old Anthony Fusco, were discovered. Those two were also found dead in a vehicle that had one of its windows shot out, police said. The child’s body was found inside Pladl's home, hundreds of miles south in Knightdale, N.C., the same day. Pladl’s mother -- the one who tipped off authorities about the toddler's death -- had obtained custody of the child Steven fathered with his daughter following their arrests in January for adultery and contributing to delinquency, police told WNCN. The mother lives in Cary, about a half hour’s drive from Knightdale, and reportedly told them that Steve had picked Bennett up from her home Wednesday night. April 12, 2018: Police work at the scene where Katie Pladl and her adoptive father, Anthony Fusco, were found dead. (AP/Hearst Connecticut Media ) The toddler was found dead around 9 a.m. Thursday after officers performed a welfare check on the Knightdale home, where Pladl -- and previously his daughter -- had lived. Katie Pladl moved out of the home earlier this year and was living with her adoptive family in New York after bonding out of jail in Virginia, WNCN reported, citing court documents. It appeared Steven Pladl drove through the night Wednesday to hunt down his daughter and Fusco. They were found dead around 8:40 a.m. Thursday, and Pladl shot himself shortly afterward. This is a terrible tragedy that nobody foresaw, i really believe that if the judges or the prosecutor or the defense attorneys in this case had any clue that the minor child or anyone would be harmed there would not be a bond set for any of the parties.
On her first meeting with he ex-husband, Steven Seagal He reminded me of an alien.
Have we been able to pull it together to make that happen. No ? But I think it's possible, we've got guys who can win a title if they're healthy. Steven Nyman and Travis Ganong are in a place where Steven Nyman and Travis Ganong can be Steven Nyman and Travis Ganong.
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