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1.3m
in the U.S.
since 1880

Steven

  • Gender: Boy
  • Origin: Greek
  • Meaning: Crown
  • #26 All Time
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857k Stephen (Greek)
739k Stephanie (French)
37k Stefanie (German)
27k Stephan (Greek)
19k Stefan (German)
< 1k Stefanos (Greek)

How popular is the baby name Steven in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born Ranking
1880 17 0 17
1881 15 0 15
1882 22 0 22
1883 13 0 13
1884 20 0 20
1885 21 0 21
1886 20 0 20
1887 16 0 16
1888 20 0 20
1889 14 0 14
1890 20 0 20
1891 18 0 18
1892 21 0 21
1893 20 0 20
1894 13 0 13
1895 16 0 16
1896 17 0 17
1897 17 0 17
1898 26 0 26
1899 18 0 18
1900 42 0 42
1901 24 0 24
1902 32 0 32
1903 25 0 25
1904 25 0 25
1905 25 0 25
1906 34 0 34
1907 36 0 36
1908 40 0 40
1909 55 0 55
1910 67 0 67
1911 74 0 74
1912 151 0 151
1913 177 0 177
1914 253 0 253
1915 298 0 298
1916 368 0 368
1917 385 0 385
1918 378 0 378
1919 381 0 381
1920 418 0 418
1921 430 0 430
1922 395 0 395
1923 348 0 348
1924 320 0 320
1925 398 0 398
1926 349 0 349
1927 338 0 338
1928 350 0 350
1929 297 0 297
1930 312 0 312
1931 293 0 293
1932 325 0 325
1933 295 0 295
1934 323 0 323
1935 409 0 409
1936 442 0 442
1937 535 0 535
1938 773 0 773
1939 1,131 0 1,131
1940 1,569 0 1,569
1941 2,474 8 2,466 #90 boy name
1942 3,516 11 3,505 #75 boy name
1943 4,282 14 4,268 #58 boy name
1944 5,121 10 5,111 #52 boy name
1945 5,987 12 5,975 #43 boy name
1946 8,902 22 8,880 #28 boy name
1947 13,553 19 13,534 #24 boy name
1948 15,997 20 15,977 #23 boy name
1949 19,953 31 19,922 #20 boy name
1950 23,310 40 23,270 #16 boy name
1951 28,386 39 28,347 #13 boy name
1952 32,079 49 32,030 #11 boy name
1953 33,769 62 33,707 #11 boy name
1954 36,665 54 36,611 #11 boy name
1955 37,850 44 37,806 #10 boy name
1956 38,460 79 38,381 #10 boy name
1957 36,897 68 36,829 #10 boy name
1958 33,031 79 32,952 #10 boy name
1959 33,676 96 33,580 #10 boy name
1960 33,998 95 33,903 #10 boy name
1961 32,317 75 32,242 #10 boy name
1962 30,788 84 30,704 #12 boy name
1963 29,429 75 29,354 #14 boy name
1964 29,816 95 29,721 #12 boy name
1965 28,087 91 27,996 #14 boy name
1966 27,812 99 27,713 #13 boy name
1967 27,148 107 27,041 #14 boy name
1968 25,618 113 25,505 #15 boy name
1969 26,682 122 26,560 #14 boy name
1970 26,952 127 26,825 #15 boy name
1971 23,825 127 23,698 #16 boy name
1972 19,966 105 19,861 #19 boy name
1973 17,284 91 17,193 #20 boy name
1974 17,766 89 17,677 #19 boy name
1975 17,174 106 17,068 #18 boy name
1976 16,758 92 16,666 #20 boy name
1977 16,598 107 16,491 #23 boy name
1978 16,516 110 16,406 #24 boy name
1979 16,466 137 16,329 #27 boy name
1980 16,025 110 15,915 #28 boy name
1981 16,581 94 16,487 #28 boy name
1982 17,258 118 17,140 #26 boy name
1983 18,442 132 18,310 #23 boy name
1984 18,337 127 18,210 #23 boy name
1985 18,862 145 18,717 #24 boy name
1986 18,218 125 18,093 #25 boy name
1987 17,870 114 17,756 #25 boy name
1988 17,980 123 17,857 #24 boy name
1989 19,000 80 18,920 #22 boy name
1990 18,822 69 18,753 #25 boy name
1991 16,899 45 16,854 #27 boy name
1992 15,090 52 15,038 #29 boy name
1993 13,509 45 13,464 #31 boy name
1994 12,125 39 12,086 #34 boy name
1995 10,681 20 10,661 #37 boy name
1996 9,674 26 9,648 #38 boy name
1997 8,788 23 8,765 #40 boy name
1998 8,130 18 8,112 #46 boy name
1999 7,708 20 7,688 #47 boy name
2000 7,371 17 7,354 #54 boy name
2001 6,599 14 6,585 #63 boy name
2002 6,231 15 6,216 #68 boy name
2003 5,862 8 5,854 #70 boy name
2004 5,375 25 5,350 #78 boy name
2005 5,081 9 5,072 #83 boy name
2006 4,823 9 4,814 #90 boy name
2007 4,556 9 4,547 #97 boy name
2008 4,235 10 4,225
2009 3,830 9 3,821
2010 3,424 0 3,424
2011 3,203 0 3,203
2012 3,233 0 3,233
2013 2,874 5 2,869
2014 2,785 0 2,785
2015 2,689 0 2,689

Want to know about the popularity of the Steven baby name? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,280,362 babies born with the name Steven in the United States. That's more than enough Stevens to occupy the country of Bahrain with an estimated population of 1,234,571 (as of April 27, 2010). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given to 17 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Steven" was in 1956 with a total of 38,381 babies. (That's a lot of baby Stevens)

According to the 1980 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Steven" ranks #27 in popularity as a baby boy's name in Delaware. Imagine that, 42 babies in Delaware have the same name as you in 1980. Across the entire United States a total of 16,025 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

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Where is the name Steven popular?

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Steven" mean? The list below shows the origins of Steven as well as things modernly associated with the name Steven such as celebrities named Steven.

Origin and Meaning of Steven

The name "Steven" is of Greek origin, and it means "Crown". It's a name commonly given to boys.

Steven Seagal

Steven Seagal is an actor, film producer, martial artist, and musician with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1988 to present. Steven was born in 1952 as Steven Frederic Seagal in Lansing, Michigan, United States.

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Steven Gerrard

Steven Gerrard is a football biography. Steven was born in 1980 in Whiston, Merseyside, England.

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Steven Spielberg

Steven Spielberg is a filmmaker with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1963 to present. Steven was born in 1946 as Steven Allan Spielberg in Cincinnati, Ohio, U.S.

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Steven Tyler

Steven Tyler is a singer-songwriter, musician, actor, and multi-instrumentalist specializing in hard rock, heavy metal, blues rock, and country music with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1964 to present. Steven was born in 1948 as Steven Victor Tallarico in Yonkers, New York, U.S.

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Steve Carell

Steve Carell is an actor, comedian, director, and producer with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1986 to present. Steve was born in 1963 as Steven John Carell in Concord, Massachusetts, United States.

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Steve Buscemi

Steve Buscemi is an actor, director, and writer with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1983 to present. Steve was born in 1957 as Steven Vincent Buscemi in Brooklyn, New York, U.S.

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Other Inspirations for the Name Steven

Steven Matz
Steven Universe
Steven Universe Episodes
Steven Universe Wiki
Steven Singer
Steven Vincent

Alternative Meanings

S is for smile, it gives you face value.

T is for treasure, of your friendship.

E is for excellence, your passion, your drive.

V is for vision, few can share.

E is for elegant, born within you.

N is for natural, the genuine side of you.

Your name in reverse order is "Nevets". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Tsenve". How do you pronounce that?

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

Past life for Steven born Jul 23, 2003

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Southern Australia approximately on 1775. Your profession was builder of roads, bridges, and docks.

You were a person with huge energy, good in planning and supervising. If you were just a garbage-man, you were chief garbage-man. You are bound to learn to understand other people and to meet all life difficulties with joyful heart. You should help others, bringing them spirit of joy.

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