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Gender: Male Meaning of Steve: "garland, crown" Origin of Steve: Diminutive of Stephen or Steven

The name Steve is a boy's name meaning "garland, crown". Steve and is often added to lists like Midcentury Baby Names and discussed in our forums with posts like "Name Association Game".

From the experts:

Some parents just use Steve on the birth certificate, but it doesn't have the breezy charm of trendy short forms like Max, Sam, and Jake. Regardless of how much you love Steve as a given name, it might be smart to give your son a longer option to fall back on.

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ILoveBabyNames123 Says:


My Dad's Name!

lesliemarion Says:


It's because this name is not trendy any more that I like it. In the 70's, everyone was Steve. In my 25 years of teaching, I have never taught a Steve!