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International Variations of Stephen

Stephen is one of the classic baby boy names widely used in the middle of the last century. Some variations you might want to consider instead:
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StephenHeart

  • Origin:

    Greek
  • Meaning:

    "garland, crown"
  • Description:

    Stephen, also spelled Steven, is a strong and likable classic, with the he's-a-great-guy short form Steve. Though not as well-used or fashionable as it was in its heyday -- it was a Top 25 name from 1946 to 1957 -- it's still a widely used name. It remains an even more popular in Ireland.

StefanHeart

  • Origin:

    German, Scandinavian, Polish, and Russian variation of Stephen
  • Description:

    An elegant, continental name for the post-Steve era. It debuted on the US Top 1000 in 1949 and has been on the list every year since except for a year off in 2008.

StefanHeart

  • Origin:

    German, Scandinavian, Polish, and Russian variation of Stephen
  • Description:

    An elegant, continental name for the post-Steve era. It debuted on the US Top 1000 in 1949 and has been on the list every year since except for a year off in 2008.

StefanHeart

  • Origin:

    German, Scandinavian, Polish, and Russian variation of Stephen
  • Description:

    An elegant, continental name for the post-Steve era. It debuted on the US Top 1000 in 1949 and has been on the list every year since except for a year off in 2008.

StefanHeart

  • Origin:

    German, Scandinavian, Polish, and Russian variation of Stephen
  • Description:

    An elegant, continental name for the post-Steve era. It debuted on the US Top 1000 in 1949 and has been on the list every year since except for a year off in 2008.
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ÉtienneHeart

  • Origin:

    French variation of Stephen, Greek
  • Meaning:

    "garland, crown"
  • Description:

    Appealingly gentle and romantic French classic--with a lot more charm than Steve.

StefanoHeart

  • Origin:

    Italian variation of Stephen
  • Meaning:

    "garland, crown"
  • Description:

    As commonly heard in Rome, Italy, as Steve is in Rome, New York. With the accent on the first syllable, Stefano has a lot of seductive charm.

StavrosHeart

  • Origin:

    Greek
  • Meaning:

    "cross"
  • Description:

    A name that conjures up billionaire shipping magnates like, for instance, Stavros Niarcos.

PanosHeart

  • Origin:

    Greek variation of Panagiotis
  • Meaning:

    "all holy"
  • Description:

    This is a straightforward choice for parents looking to honor their Greek ancestry.

EstefaniaHeart

  • Origin:

    Spanish variation of Stephanie
  • Description:

    Attractive international Stephanie alternative.
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StephanosHeart

  • Origin:

    Greek
  • Meaning:

    "garland, crown"
  • Description:

    The original form of Stephen, a readily importable choice.

TipeneHeart

  • Origin:

    Maori
  • Meaning:

    "crown, wreath"
  • Description:

    Maori form of Stephen

StamosHeart

  • Origin:

    Greek
  • Meaning:

    "stop"
  • Description:

    Has a dark, brooding image, thanks in large part to actor John Stamos.
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SteffanHeart

  • Origin:

    Welsh from Greek
  • Description:

    The Welsh form of Steven feels lighter and fresher than the well-trodden English versions.
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