US Popularity:712
Meaning:Crown; Garland
Stephen is a popular name of Greek origin derived from the word Stephanos meaning “crown” or “garland.” It is a prominent biblical name that was made famous by Saint Stephen. He was an disciple who spread the word of Christianity, which led to him becoming the first Christian martyr. He is now a revered figure in the Christian faith and is still recognized today on the 26th of December. Stephen is an influential and celebrated name, an excellent choice if you decide to raise a baby of this faith.

Famous People Named Stephen

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  • Stephen Baldwin
  • Stephen Crane
  • Stephen Curry
    Basketball Player
  • Stephen Fry
  • Stephen Hillenburg
  • Stephen King
  • Stephen Marley
  • Stephen Sondheim
  • Stephen Strasburg
    Baseball Player

Stephen Name Popularity Data

The Bump Ranking

Overall:Stephen is currently #501 on The Bump
Boy:Stephen is currently #140 on The Bump Boy Names

U.S. Births

Overall:Stephen is currently #712 in U.S. births
Boy:Stephen is currently #245 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

in 2022
- 26
from 2021
In comparison to the previous year's data
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