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1.3m
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since 1880

Steven

  • Gender: Boy
  • Origin: Greek
  • Meaning: Crown
  • #26 All Time
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855k Stephen (Greek)
738k Stephanie (French)
37k Stefanie (German)
26k Stephan (Greek)
18k Stefan (German)
< 1k Stefanos (Greek)

How popular is the 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 296 0 296
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 1,570 0 1,570
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 5,986 12 5,974 #43 boy name
1946 8,906 22 8,884 #28 boy name
1947 13,550 19 13,531 #24 boy name
1948 15,999 20 15,979 #23 boy name
1949 19,953 31 19,922 #20 boy name
1950 23,296 39 23,257 #16 boy name
1951 28,379 39 28,340 #13 boy name
1952 32,090 49 32,041 #11 boy name
1953 33,748 62 33,686 #11 boy name
1954 36,664 54 36,610 #11 boy name
1955 37,841 44 37,797 #10 boy name
1956 38,462 79 38,383 #10 boy name
1957 36,900 68 36,832 #10 boy name
1958 33,030 79 32,951 #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 30,787 84 30,703 #12 boy name
1963 29,435 75 29,360 #14 boy name
1964 29,813 95 29,718 #12 boy name
1965 28,089 91 27,998 #14 boy name
1966 27,812 99 27,713 #13 boy name
1967 27,147 107 27,040 #14 boy name
1968 25,620 113 25,507 #15 boy name
1969 26,684 122 26,562 #14 boy name
1970 26,950 127 26,823 #15 boy name
1971 23,824 127 23,697 #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 17,168 106 17,062 #18 boy name
1976 16,756 92 16,664 #20 boy name
1977 16,599 107 16,492 #23 boy name
1978 16,513 110 16,403 #24 boy name
1979 16,466 137 16,329 #27 boy name
1980 16,021 110 15,911 #28 boy name
1981 16,580 95 16,485 #28 boy name
1982 17,253 118 17,135 #26 boy name
1983 18,439 132 18,307 #23 boy name
1984 18,333 127 18,206 #23 boy name
1985 18,861 145 18,716 #24 boy name
1986 18,216 125 18,091 #25 boy name
1987 17,870 114 17,756 #25 boy name
1988 17,979 123 17,856 #24 boy name
1989 19,002 80 18,922 #22 boy name
1990 18,818 69 18,749 #25 boy name
1991 16,898 45 16,853 #27 boy name
1992 15,091 52 15,039 #29 boy name
1993 13,509 45 13,464 #31 boy name
1994 12,125 38 12,087 #34 boy name
1995 10,680 20 10,660 #37 boy name
1996 9,674 26 9,648 #38 boy name
1997 8,787 23 8,764 #40 boy name
1998 8,129 18 8,111 #46 boy name
1999 7,707 20 7,687 #47 boy name
2000 7,368 17 7,351 #54 boy name
2001 6,599 14 6,585 #63 boy name
2002 6,231 15 6,216 #68 boy name
2003 5,861 8 5,853 #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 4,555 9 4,546 #97 boy name
2008 4,234 10 4,224
2009 3,829 9 3,820
2010 3,423 0 3,423
2011 3,201 0 3,201
2012 3,231 0 3,231
2013 2,870 5 2,865
2014 2,778 0 2,778

Want to know about the populiarty of Steven? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,277,582 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 38,383 babies. (That's a lot of baby Stevens)

According to the 2002 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Steven" ranks #76 in popularity as a baby boy's name in Texas. Imagine that, 512 babies in Texas have the same name as you in 2002. Across the entire United States a total of 6,231 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?

The map shows the relative popularity of the name Steven in each of the states since 1950. Can you guess a name that was popular in the west? Search for the name to check your answer!

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.

Greek

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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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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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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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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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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Alternative Meanings

S is for smile, it gives you face value.

T is for touching, the way you show you are.

E is for eternal, your spirit will live.

V is for vision, few can share.

E is for excite, your spirit is catching!

N is for noble, your regal bearing.

Your name in reverse order is "Nevets". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Entvse". 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 Jan 21, 1960

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of USA South-West approximately on 1175. Your profession was leader, major, and captain.

Psychologically, you were timid, constrained, and quiet. You had creative talents, waited until that life to be liberated. Sometimes environment considered you strange. Your main task - to make the world more beautiful. Physical and spiritual deserts are just waiting for your touch. Keep smiling!

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