Stevens

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since 1880
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Origin and Meaning of Stevens

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  • According to a user from Illinois, United States, the name Stevens is of Greek origin and means "Crown".
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  1. United States filmmaker (1905-1975)
  2. United States poet (1879-1955)
  3. United States psychologist and psychophysicist who proposed Stevens' power law to replace Fechner's law (1906-1973)
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  1. An English patronymic surname derived from the given name Steven.

Notable Persons Named Stevens

Stevens T. Mason was an office holder. Stevens was born on October 27th, 1811 in Leesburg, Virginia. He breathed his last breath on January 4th, 1843.

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Stevens was born on July 23rd, 1934 in Detroit, USA.

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Stevens was born on May 26th, 1936.

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Stevens Thomson Mason was a lawyer. He was most prominent from 1794 to 1803. Stevens was born on December 29th, 1760 in Chopawamsic (plantation). He left this life on May 10th, 1803.

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Stevens Mokgalapa is a Shadow Minister of International Relations and Co-operation.

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Stevens was born on February 14th, 1835. He breathed his last breath on August 20th, 1911.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Stevens

Dan Stevens is an actor. His ongoing career started in 2004. Dan was given the name Daniel Jonathan Stevens on October 10th, 1982 in Croydon.

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Yusuf Islam/Cat Stevens is a folk music, pop music, rock music, and islamic music musician. He plays Vocals, guitar, piano, Bass guitar, Mandolin, Organ (music), Mellotron, Double bass, Ovation Guitar Company, Baldwin Piano Company, Epiphone Casino, Rhodes piano, Fender Telecaster, Gibson Everly Brothers Flattop, Gibson ES-335, and Gibson J-200. He holds the title The First Cut is the Deepest", Father, Son", Later", Old Schoolyard", and Was Dog a Doughnut?". His ongoing career started in 1965. Yusuf was given the name Steven Demetre Georgiou on July 21st, 1948 in Marylebone, London, England. Yusuf is also known as Steve Adams.

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Chaka Khan is a rhythm, blues, jazz, funk, soul music, disco, adult contemporary music, and gospel music singer-songwriter. She plays Vocals. She has had major accomplishments since 1970. Chaka was given the name Yvette Marie Stevens on March 23rd, 1953 in Chicago, Illinois, U.S. Chaka is also known as Chaka Adunne Aduffe Hodarhi Karifi Khan and Queen of Funk.

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John Paul Stevens is a Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit, Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States, and Judge of theUnited States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit. His military service ended in 1945. John was born on April 20th, 1920.

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Chris was born on April 18th, 1960 in Grass Valley, California. He passed away on September 12th, 2012.

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Sufjan Stevens is an indie folk, baroque pop, indie pop, psychedelic folk, and electronica musician. He plays Guitar, Bass guitar, Banjo, Piano, Keyboard instrument, Xylophone, Vibraphone, Cor anglais, Oboe, Guitalin, Drum kit, Recorder (musical instrument), Theremin, and Vocals. He holds the title Come On! Feel The Illinoise!". He has had major accomplishments since 1999. Sufjan was born on July 1st, 1975.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1913 8 0 8
1915 9 0 9
1916 5 0 5
1917 8 0 8
1918 7 0 7
1919 6 0 6
1920 12 0 12
1921 7 0 7
1922 9 0 9
1923 7 0 7
1924 8 0 8
1925 5 0 5
1926 10 0 10
1927 10 0 10
1928 6 0 6
1930 10 0 10
1931 9 0 9
1932 6 0 6
1933 9 0 9
1934 6 0 6
1935 9 0 9
1936 10 0 10
1937 7 0 7
1938 6 0 6
1939 11 0 11
1940 8 0 8
1941 7 0 7
1942 12 0 12
1943 6 0 6
1944 11 0 11
1945 11 0 11
1946 16 0 16
1947 16 0 16
1948 24 0 24
1949 26 0 26
1950 20 0 20
1951 19 0 19
1952 13 0 13
1953 24 0 24
1954 16 0 16
1955 14 0 14
1956 14 0 14
1957 18 0 18
1958 15 0 15
1959 14 0 14
1960 13 0 13
1961 13 0 13
1962 8 0 8
1963 14 0 14
1964 11 0 11
1965 8 0 8
1966 17 0 17
1967 19 0 19
1968 17 0 17
1969 14 0 14
1970 11 0 11
1971 17 0 17
1972 14 0 14
1973 14 0 14
1974 13 0 13
1975 17 0 17
1976 21 0 21
1977 10 0 10
1978 10 0 10
1979 12 0 12
1980 18 0 18
1981 19 0 19
1982 22 0 22
1983 15 0 15
1984 24 0 24
1985 21 0 21
1986 21 0 21
1987 18 0 18
1988 16 0 16
1989 31 0 31
1990 28 0 28
1991 25 0 25
1992 21 0 21
1993 20 0 20
1994 19 0 19
1995 15 0 15
1996 15 0 15
1997 14 0 14
1998 8 0 8
1999 14 0 14
2000 6 0 6
2001 12 0 12
2002 12 0 12
2003 9 0 9
2004 9 0 9
2005 11 0 11
2006 12 0 12
2007 9 0 9
2008 6 0 6
2009 8 0 8
2010 6 0 6
2012 7 0 7
2013 8 0 8
2015 5 0 5
2016 6 0 6

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Popularity of Stevens as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Stevens U.S.
  White 81.44% 64.26%
  African American 11.82% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.64% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 1.33% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.04% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.74% 16.26%

Of Last Name Stevens

People with the last name Stevens are most frequently White or African American

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Fun Facts about the name Stevens

  • How Popular is the name Stevens? Stevens is the 9,016th most popular name of all time. As a last name Stevens was the 135th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Stevens have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,287 babies born with the first name Stevens in the United States. That's more than enough people named Stevens to occupy the territory of Niue (New Zealand) with an estimated population of 1,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Stevens? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1913 when it was given as a first name to 8 new born babies.
  • When was Stevens first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Stevens is Monday, January 7th, 1878.
  • What year had the most people named Stevens born? The highest recorded use of the first name Stevens was in 1989 with a total of 31 babies.
  • Random Stevens Factoid: According to the 1981 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Stevens is not a popular baby boy's name in New York. Imagine that, only 8 babies in New York have the same name as you in 1981.
  • Weird things about the name Stevens: Your name in reverse order is Snevets. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Esetsvn. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Stevens? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 185,674 people with the last name Stevens.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Stevens? Stevens was ranked as the 135th most popular last name but is still less than 0.1% of the population!

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
  • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
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