The name Steven is a boy's name of English origin meaning "garland, crown". Steven is ranked #182 on our popularity charts and is often added to lists like Most Common Names for Boys and discussed in our forums with posts like "Generation CAF #26".
From the experts:
Steven, the phonetic and now predominant spelling of the classier Stephen, has finally dropped out of the Top 100 after seventy years. Steve has become one of the ultimate regular-guy names, right up there with Dave and Joe. and there have been innumerable pop-culture role models among its bearers--from Steven Spielberg to Steven Soderbergh to Steve Jobs.