It’s All About My Name … Steve in this blog post I write about the meaning of Steve including the significance and etymology. Plus I list famous Steve’s. #Steve #Steven #Stephen
It’s All About My Name … Steve
Today isn’t about sewing but my name. I’m sure you all know someone with the first sane name.
This post came about from a writing prompt, shown below.
The Meaning of Stephen
The meaning applies to all spelling variations.
What are other meanings you have heard? Feel free to share in the comments below.
Spellings of My Name
It is often spelled with either a “v” or a “ph”. Steve is a shortened name for Steven or Stephen.
- Étienne (French)
- Stephanus (Latin)
Stephanie is feminine version.
What are other spellings for my name? Feel free to share In the comments.
The Significance of Steve
A top 20 name for boys born in the U.S. between 1949 and 1976.
The most significance of course is the Stoning of Stephen in the Bible.
My mom named my Steven but I go by Steve because ….
The Etymology of Steve / Στέφανος
Steve Is derived from Greek: Στέφανος (Stéphanos) because it is Greek origin and in the Bible you can. Find in the Strong’s Concordance under G4736. It is pronounced stef’-an-os. It is also found seven times in the King James Version.
- Steve Erwin (The Crocodile Hunter)
- Steve Urkel (Family Matters played by Jaleel White)
- Stephen King (Book Author)
- Steve Burns (Blue’s Clues)
- Steve Perry (Rock Star)
- Stephen (The first martyr in Bible – Acts)
- Steve Wozniak (Co-Founder of Apple)
- Steve Jobs (Co-Founder of Apple)
- Stone Cold Steve Austin (born 1964), American professional wrestler
- Steve Martin, Actor
- Stevie Wonder, Musician
- Steve Harvey, Comedian
- Steve Smith, Football Player
- Steve Harris, Actor
- Steve McNair, Football Player
- Steven Spielberg, Producer
- Steven Seagal, Actor
- Stephen Hawking, Scientist
- Stephen Baldwin, Actor
- Steve Carlton, Baseball Player
- Steve Buscemi, Actor
- Steve Carrel, Actor
- Steve Austin, Six Million Dollar Man
- Steve Smith, American Dad Cartoon
- Pope Stephen, around 9 or so
- Steve Miller, Musician
This list is not comprehensive.
What other famous Steve’s can I add? Feel free to share in the comments.
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