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What does Steel mean?

Steel Pronunciation of Steel [steel] as a name for boys is of Old English derivation, and Steel means "like steel". Steel is a version of Steele (Old English): tV character Remington Steele.

Associated with: old english.


Creative forms:
(male) Seel, Stele, ..

(female) Stesel, Stesi, ..

Middle name pairings:
Steel Brogan (S.B.), ..

How popular is Steel?

Steel is an unusual given name for men but a very prominent last name for all people (#4759 out of 150436, Top 3%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Steele (#1605 in recent rankings) is the only popular alternative form of Steel (not ranked). Adoption of this form of Steel is at its peak today (usage of 0.01%). (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Steele in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Steel and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Adeel, Itiel, Neel, Peel, Saeed, Sahel, Seal, Seely, Skeet, Sorel, Speed, Speer, Steba (see Stephen), Steben, Steed, Steen, Stein, Sten, Steno, Stern, Steve, Steven and Stevy. These names tend to be more frequently used than Steel.