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This article is about the surname Stephenson. For other uses, see Stephenson (disambiguation).
Family name
Meaning "son of Stephen"
(from Greek "stephanos", meaning "crown")
Region of origin England
Language(s) of origin English
Related names De Stefano, Di Stefano, Estébanez, Esteves, Estévez, Estevez, Ştefănescu, Stefanov, Stefánsson, Stefansson, Stefanović, Stefanowicz, Stepanov, Stepanović, Stephanopoulos, Steponavičius, Stevanović, Stevenson, Szczepanowicz, Estensoro, Estenssoro
Footnotes: Frequency Comparisons[1]

Stephenson is a medieval patronymic surname meaning "son of Stephen". The earliest public record is found in the county of Huntingdonshire in 1279. There are variant spellings including Stevenson.[2] People with the surname include:


  1. ^ Stephenson Surname at Forebears
  2. ^ "Surname: Stephenson". Retrieved 2008-02-26. 

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