First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010

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Meanings and Origins

What does the name Steiner mean? Find out below.

Origin and Meaning of Steiner

"Steiner" is a name of German origin, and it means "stone". It's a name commonly given to both boys and girls.

Other Dictionary Sources
  1. Austrian philosopher who founded anthroposophy (1861-1925)
  1. indefinite plural of stein

Notable Persons Named Steiner

Steiner was a famed human. Steiner was born in 1851. He passed away in 1925.


Steiner Arvid Kvaloe was an influential person. Steiner was born on July 29th, 1922. He passed away on May 18th, 2015.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Steiner

Scott Steiner is a wrestler. Scott was born on July 29th, 1962 in Bay City, Michigan.


Leslie Howard was an actor, director, and producer. He was most active from 1917 to 1943. Leslie was given the name Leslie Howard Steiner on April 3rd, 1893 in Forest Hill, London, England,. He passed away on June 1st, 1943.


Rudolf Steiner was a philosopher. Rudolf was born on February 27th, 1861 in Murakirály, Austria-Hungary. He died on March 30th, 1925.


Rick Steiner is a wrestler. Rick was born on March 9th, 1961 in Bay City, Michigan, United States.


Felix Steiner is a military person.


Max Steiner is a musical artist.


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Popularity of Steiner as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Steiner U.S.
  White 94.64% 64.26%
  African American 0.87% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.64% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.23% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.20% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.41% 16.26%

Of Last Name Steiner

People with the last name Steiner are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Steiner

  • How Popular is the name Steiner? As a last name Steiner was the 1,511th most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Steiner first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Steiner is Saturday, January 24th, 1880.
  • How unique is the name Steiner? From 1880 to 2016 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Steiner. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Steiner: Your name in reverse order is Reniets. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Tesiern. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Steiner? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 23,735 people with the last name Steiner.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Steiner? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 8 of them will have Steiner as their last name.

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  • Sources:
  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.
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