What does the name Stephen mean? What is the meaning of the name Stephen?

Meaning of Stephen: Name Stephen in the Greek origin, means Protected. Name Stephen is of Greek origin and is a Boy name. People with name Stephen are usually Christianity by religion.

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Famous people with name Stephen (Namesakes)

  1. Stephen King

    Stephen Edwin King (born September 21, 1947) is an American author of horror, supernatural fiction, suspense, and fantasy novels.

  2. Stephen Smale

    Stephen Smale (born July 15, 1930) is an American mathematician, known for his research in topology, dynamical systems and mathematical economics.

  3. Stephen Fry

    Stephen John Fry (born 24 August 1957) is an English actor, comedian and writer.

  4. Stephen Baldwin

    Stephen Andrew Baldwin (born May 12, 1966) is an American actor, producer, director, author, and conservative political activist.

  5. Stephen Harper

    Stephen Joseph Harper (born April 30, 1959) is a Canadian economist and politician who served as the 22nd prime minister of Canada for nearly a decade, from February 6, 2006, to November 4, 2015.

  6. Stephen Sommers

    Stephen Sommers (born March 20, 1962) is an American film director and screenwriter, best known for big-budget movies, such as The Mummy (1999), its sequel, The Mummy Returns (2001), Van Helsing (2004), and G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra (2009).

  7. Stephen Colbert

    Stephen Tyrone Colbert ( kohl-BAIR; born May 13, 1964) is an American comedian, writer, producer, actor and television host.

  8. Stephen Daldry

    Stephen David Daldry, CBE (born 2 May 1960) is an English director and producer of film, theatre, and television.

  9. Stephen Malkmus

    Stephen Joseph Malkmus (born May 30, 1966) is an American musician best known as the primary songwriter, lead singer and guitarist of the indie rock band Pavement.

  10. Stephen Frears

    Stephen Arthur Frears (born 20 June 1941) is an English film and television director.

  11. Stephen Pearcy

    Stephen Eric Pearcy (born July 3, 1956) is an American musician.

  12. Stephen Merchant

    Stephen James Merchant (born 24 November 1974) is an English writer, director, radio presenter, comedian, and actor.

  13. Stephen Jackson

    Stephen Jesse Jackson (born April 5, 1978) is an American retired professional basketball player who played 14 seasons in the National Basketball Association (NBA) with the New Jersey Nets, Indiana Pacers, Golden State Warriors, Milwaukee Bucks, Charlotte Bobcats, San Antonio Spurs, and Los Angeles Clippers.

  14. Stephen Fung

    Fung Tak-lun (simplified Chinese: 冯德伦; traditional Chinese: 馮德倫; pinyin: Féng dé lún; born 9 August 1974), known professionally as Stephen Fung, is a Hong Kong actor, singer, writer, and film director.

  15. Stephen Curry

    Wardell Stephen "Steph" Curry II ( STEF-ən; born March 14, 1988) is an American professional basketball player for the Golden State Warriors of the National Basketball Association (NBA).

  16. Stephen Moyer

    Stephen Moyer (born Stephen John Emery; 11 October 1969) is an English film and television actor and director who is best known as vampire Bill Compton in the HBO series True Blood.

  17. Stephen Holden

  18. Stephen Hahn (oncologist)

    Stephen Michael Hahn (born January 22, 1960) is an American physician who has served as the Commissioner of Food and Drugs since December 2019.

  19. Stephen Bear

    Stephen Henry Bear (born 15 January 1990) is an English 'reality television personality'.

  20. Stephen Lecce

    Stephen Francis Lecce (Italian: [ˈlettʃe]; born November 26, 1986) is a Canadian politician.

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Pythagorean Numerology (Western Numerology) - 6

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What is the meaning of Stephen?
Name Stephen means Protected as per The ParentZ Baby Name Finder, largest baby names list. Learn more Stephen Name Meaning and Origin.
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Name Stephen has numerology 11 as per The ParentZ.
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Name Stephen means Protected as per The ParentZ
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Stephen means Protected and is a Greek name given to Boys as per The ParentZ
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