Steven

Steven - A very unique male name



  Apr 30,2017      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Steven, meaning garland, crown, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1910 on position #314. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Steven and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Steven? 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 Steven. The baby boy name Steven was given to 3,209 baby boys in 2012, ranking #112 on the national boy baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 511 baby boys were given this name - making this a very unique male name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Steven peaked in popularity 62 years ago in 1955 on position 10.



Famous with this name

Steven Spielberg
Steven Seagal
Steven Soderbergh


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Steven is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Steven is currently topping the baby name charts in District of Columbia at position #64 - and is the least popular in Kansas at position #295.

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 Steven is where you live.


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Steven origin and meaning

Steven is a 6 letter name with 2 syllables. This name means garland, crown. To see famous people named Steven, pop culture references for the name Steven and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Steven

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

Stephen / Stephan / Stefan / Stephon / Stevan / Stefano / Stephanie / Stefon / Stevens / Steffan /

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
2012112
2011124
2010117
2009106
2008104
200797
200690
200583
200478
200370
200268
200163
200054
199947
199846
199740
199638
199537
199434
199331
199229
199127
199025
198922
198824
198725
198625
198524
198423
198323
198226
198128
198028
197927
197824
197723
197620
197518
197419
197320
197219
197116
197015
196914
196815
196714
196613
196514
196412
196314
196212
196110
196010
195910
195810
195710
195610
195510
195411
195311
195211
195113
195016
194920
194823
194724
194628
194543
194452
194358
194275
194189
1940120
1939144
1938184
1937231
1936253
1935274
1934313
1933323
1932311
1931334
1930349
1929329
1928310
1927321
1926320
1925293
1924345
1923329
1922305
1921275
1920293
1919284
1918280
1917272
1916273
1915317
1914295
1913313
1912305
1911333
1910314

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
District of Columbia64
New Jersey75
New York83
Delaware88
California94
Rhode Island95
Florida104
Virginia107
Pennsylvania109
North Carolina116
Massachusetts118
Maryland121
Michigan121
Nevada122
Kentucky124
Ohio125
South Carolina128
Mississippi129
Connecticut130
New Hampshire134
Alabama137
Arizona138
Tennessee139
Texas139
Missouri140
Illinois140
Oregon144
West Virginia144
Washington145
South Dakota149
Wyoming150
Indiana151
Louisiana152
Georgia155
North Dakota179
Hawaii180
Wisconsin182
Iowa188
Arkansas190
Maine192
Oklahoma197
New Mexico198
Nebraska217
Colorado231
Utah235
Minnesota237
Montana250
Idaho250
Kansas295

Even more about Steven


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 Steven 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 Steven?

2 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
1955
Peak year
Male


Popularity Score™

Name Steven
Gender Male
Popularity 1 in 511
Letter count 6
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1910
2012 births +3,209

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