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What does Stevenson mean?

Stevenson Pronunciation of Stevenson as a boys' name is of Greek derivation, and Stevenson means "garland, crown". Stevenson is an alternate spelling of Stephen (Greek): from stephanos. Stevenson is also a derivative of Steven (English, Greek).

ASSOCIATED WITH Ste-, -son, greek, crown (king)


VARIANT Stephenson




Stevenson Silas (S.S.), ..

How popular is Stevenson?

Stevenson is an uncommonly occurring first name for males but a very prominent last name for all people (#395 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. CENSUS)

Stevenson was first listed in 1950-1959 and reached its peak rank of #1507 in the U.S. in the 1950s, but is not listed currently. (2015 BIRTH STATISTICS)

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

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

Which version is better?

Steven (#154 FROM CURRENT RECORDS) and Stephen (#246) are the popular related forms of Stevenson ranked in the Top 2000. Other variants, like Stephenson, are seldom used. These relations of Stevenson were popular as birth names 7 decades ago (AVERAGE #512) and are now much less widespread (#800, 92%), with forms like Stephen falling out of fashion.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Stevenson, Stephen, Steven in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Recommended sound-alike names are Benson, Deveon, Jenson, Keenon, Keveon, Peterson, Sanderson, Sanson, Seeton, Sereno, Severin, Severn, Severo, Silverton, Simonson, Sleven, Stanton, Staunton, Stearns, Steben, Steen, Stefano, Stefanos, Steffon, Stefon, Stefonn, Steno, Stensen, Stenssen (see Stein), Stephens, Stephon, Stetson, Stettson, Stevan, Steve, Stevyn, Swensen and Swenson. These names tend to be more commonly used than Stevenson.

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