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What does Stephens mean?

Stephens Pronunciation of Stephens as a boys' name is of Greek derivation, and the name Stephens means "garland, crown". Stephens is a variant form of Stephen (Greek): from stephanos.


ASSOCIATED WITH greek, crown (king)


OTHER FORMS VIA STEPHEN Steben, Steffen, Stephan, Stephano, Stephanos, Stephanus, Stephenson, Stephon, Steven



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How popular is Stephens?

Stephens is a rare first name for males but a very popular surname for all people (#181 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. CENSUS)

Which version is better?

Prominent variation forms of Stephens (OUTSIDE TOP 2000) ranked in the Top 2000 are Steven (#198 VIA LATEST LIST), Stephen (#284), Stephan (#1299), Stephon (#1681) and Steffen. These relations of Stephens were popular as birth names 7 decades ago (AVERAGE #875) and are now much less popular (#1092, 92.8%), with forms such as Steven becoming somewhat dated. (2018 BIRTH STATISTICS)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Steffen, Stephan, Stephen, Stephon, Steven in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar-sounding names are Alphons, Athens, Clemens, Jephers, Klemens, Selden, Sellers, Semmes, Sereno, Sergent, Sheehan, Shelden, Shephard, Shepherd, Sheplea (see Shepley), Shepley, Shepperd, Sherwen, Sleven, Sophus, Speers, Spiers, Stannes (see Stanislaus), Stanten, Stearn, Stearne, Stearns, Stedman, Steed, Steel, Steele, Steen, Stefan, Stefanas (see Stephanus), Stefano, Stefanos, Stefanus, Steffan, Steffon, Stefon, Stefonn, Stein, Sten, Stennis, Steno, Stensen, Stenssen (see Stein), Stephanas (see Stephanus), Stephonn, Stepney, Stepny, Sterling, Sterlyn, Stern, Sterne, Stetcyn, Stetson, Stevan, Steve, Stevenson, Stevie, Stevon, Stevyn, Stiles, Stones, Strahan, Struthers, Styles, Sweeny and Swensen. These names tend to be more commonly used than Stephens.

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