Stephen: baby boy name meaning and popularity

Stephen

From the Greek name Stephanos, meaning “crown.” Fitting, since your little Stephen will rule basically your entire life from the moment he’s born.

Nicknames:

Steph, Steve.

Famous people named Stephen:

Actors Stephen Dillane, Stephen Dorff, Stephen Baldwin, and Steve Martin; composer Stephen Sondheim; novelist Stephen King; TV personalities Stephen Colbert and Steve Irwin; cofounder of Apple Steve Wozniak.

Fun fact:

NBA player Wardell Stephen Curry’s middle name is actually pronounced STEFF-en, hence his nickname, Steph.

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