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pinWhat does Steve mean?

Steve /ste-ve/ as a boys' name is pronounced steev. It is of English and Greek origin, and the meaning of Steve is "garland, crown". Short form of Steven and Stephen used as an independent name.


Steve has 1 variant: Stevie.

Steve has 10 more alternative forms via Stephen, Steven: Steba, Steben, Stefan, Steffen, Stefon, Stevan, Steven, Stevon, Stevy and Stevyn.

Steve has 1 feminine form: Stevonna.

Kreatif forms: Sheve, Sidve, Stese. [more]

pinHow popular is Steve?

Steve is a very prominent first name for males (#74 out of 1220, Top 6%) and also a very prominent last name for all people (#13675 out of 150436, Top 9%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Displayed below is the birth name history of Steve for boys. Steve reached its peak position of #54 in the U.S. in the 1960s, and is presently at #858. (Top Baby Names, 2014)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Steve name in U.S.

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

Popular related forms of Steve (#858 last year) are Stefan (#851 last year), Stephen (#258), Stevan, Steven (#144) and Stevie. These forms of Steve were popular with parents during the years 1960-1969 (usage of 0.64%) and are now much less popular (usage 0.31%, down 50%). Stephen is the longstanding favorite, though Steven is now the more favored form, while Stefan, Stephen, Steve and Stevie have become less popular.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Steve, Stefan, Stephen, Stevan, Steven, Stevie in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Stefan, Stephen, Steven outside U.S.

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Suggested similar baby names are Cleve, Reeve, Reve, Sleven, Steed, Steel, Steele, Steen, Stein, Sten, Steno, Stern, Sterne and Stone. These names tend to be less frequently used than Steve.