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What does Sten mean?

Sten Pronunciation of Sten [sten] as a name for boys has its root in German, and the name Sten means "stone". Sten is a version of Stein (German): skiing athelete Stein Erickson.

Associated with: stone (rock).


Sten has 1 variant: Steen.

2 more different relations via Stein: Steno and Stensen.

Creative forms:
(male) Stenny, Stin, ..

(female) Stenna, Stennia, ..

Middle name pairings:
Sten Emanuel (S.E.), ..

How popular is Sten?

Sten is an unusual given name for males but a very prominent last name for all people (#61855 out of 150436, Top 41%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Sten has not been listed in the list so far. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Sten name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Sten outside U.S.

Similar Names

Sten is pronounced similarly to Stan and Stone. Other recommended names are Aden, Alen, Alten, Aren, Asen, Ben, Bren, Deen, Den, Eben, Eden, Ethen, Euen, Even, Ewen, Glen, Iven, Keen, Ken, Len, Olen, Oren, Osten, Owen, Paten, Pen, Ren, Rien, Ryen, Saxen, Sean, Seb, Seton, Shan, Shea, Shem, Shep, Simen, Sion, Soren, Stana, Stearn, Steba (see Stephen), Steben, Steed, Steel, Stefan, Stefon, Stepny, Stern, Sterne, Stevan, Steve, Steven, Stevon, Stevy, Stevyn, Stian, Stig, Styg, Svein, Sven, Svend, Swen, Syed and Syon. These names tend to be more frequently used than Sten.

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