Steve

Steve - A very unique male name



  Jul 29,2017      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Steve, meaning garland, crown, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1910 on position #139. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Steve and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Steve? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Steve. The baby boy name Steve was given to 254 baby boys in 2012, ranking #758 on the national boy baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 6,461 baby boys were given this name - making this a very unique male name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Steve peaked in popularity 58 years ago in 1959 on position 41.



Famous with this name

Steve Carell
Steve Zahn
Steve Buscemi


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Steve is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Steve is currently topping the baby name charts in New Mexico at position #423 - and is the least popular in Ohio at position #1,332.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Steve is where you live.


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Steve origin and meaning

Steve is a 5 letter name with 1 syllables. This name means garland, crown. To see famous people named Steve, pop culture references for the name Steve and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Steve

We've found the following names that sound similar to Steve, sorted by popularity.

Stevie / Sukhdeep /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
2012758
2011723
2010787
2009621
2008597
2007594
2006548
2005520
2004521
2003455
2002454
2001402
2000397
1999390
1998390
1997389
1996371
1995334
1994347
1993319
1992309
1991297
1990269
1989257
1988251
1987236
1986239
1985236
1984220
1983216
1982230
1981219
1980201
1979194
1978193
1977181
1976167
1975169
1974166
1973161
1972143
1971131
1970113
196998
196889
196779
196667
196555
196451
196349
196246
196145
196043
195941
195844
195744
195658
195572
195476
195384
195285
195186
195084
194968
194860
194757
194669
194579
194489
194393
1942101
1941112
1940121
1939139
1938149
1937172
1936180
1935176
1934175
1933178
1932176
1931173
1930170
1929163
1928162
1927154
1926151
1925144
1924139
1923134
1922130
1921131
1920128
1919125
1918109
1917112
1916108
1915110
1914113
1913121
1912125
1911133
1910139

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
New Mexico423
New Jersey430
California434
Maryland537
New York560
Florida585
Tennessee691
Texas692
South Carolina692
Virginia745
Georgia778
North Carolina781
Illinois807
Louisiana817
Michigan1161
Ohio1332

Even more about Steve


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Steve a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique male name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Steve?

1 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
1959
Peak year
Male


Popularity Score™

Name Steve
Gender Male
Popularity 1 in 6,461
Letter count 5
Syllable count 1
Year first discovered 1910
2012 births +254

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