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Steven Family History

Steven Name Meaning
Scottish, English, Dutch, and North German: from the personal name Steven, a vernacular form of Latin Stephanus, Greek Stephanos ‘crown’. This was a popular name throughout Christendom in the Middle Ages, having been borne by the first Christian martyr, stoned to death at Jerusalem three years after the death of Christ. In English the variant spelling Stephen is almost equally common. ANCHOR NAME. Reanchored from Stevens - pwh.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

383,514 Historical Documents with Steven on Ancestry.com
240,123 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
8,605 Military Records
9,210 Immigration Records
67,806 Census and Voter Lists
57,770 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Steven Families

  • Number of Steven families
     52 - 101
     18 - 51
     1 - 17
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Steven families
     102 - 201
     35 - 101
     1 - 34
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Steven families
     355 - 707
     119 - 354
     1 - 118
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Steven Family Origin

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Steven Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Steven

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Steven Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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Steven Civil War Service Records

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