Stephen
Origin/Usage
Greek
Pronunciation
STEEV-ən/STEF-ən
Meaning
Man with crown
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Stephen originates in Greek language and means "man with crown". Saint Stephen was the first Christian martyr and later on numerous popes bore this name. It was one of the most popular masculine given names in the United States in the 1960s. Recently its popularity fluctuated. The famous bearers include Stephen King, the American horror fiction writer.

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Stephen King - author
Stephen Baldwin - actor
Stephen Colbert - satirist
Stephen Dorff - actor
Stephen Shutt - hockey player
Stephen Ames - golfer
Stephen Becker - author
Stephen Caffrey - actor
Stephen Crane - author
Stephen Sondheim - composer
Stephen Hawking - physicist
Stephen Pearcy - musician

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