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Region of originEngland
Meaning"son of Steven"
(from Greek stephanos, meaning "crown")
Other names
Variant(s)DeStefano, DiStefano, Estébanez, Esteves, Estévez, Estevez, Istvánffy, Istvánfi, Stefanenko, Ştefănescu, Stefanovski, Stefánsson, Stefánsson, Stefanou, Stefanović, Stefanowicz, Steffensen, Stepanenko, Stepanov, Stepanović, Stepanosyan, Stepanyan, Stephanopoulos, Stephenson, Steponavičius, Stevanović, Stjepanović, Szczepanowicz
Footnotes: Frequency comparisons[1]

Stevenson is an English language patronymic surname meaning "son of Steven". Its first historical record is from pre-10th-century England.[2] Another origin of the name is as a toponymic surname related to the place Stevenstone in Devon, England.[3] There are variant spellings of the name, including Stephenson.

Notable people sharing this surname include:

Middle name:

Extended families:

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Stevenson Surname Meaning and Maps.
  2. ^ "Surname: Stevenson". Retrieved 2008-02-26.
  3. ^ Seary E, Kirwin W, Lynch SMP (1998). Family Names of the Island of Newfoundland (revision). McGill-Queen's Press. p. 495. ISBN 9780773517820 – via Google Books.
  4. ^ SNAC – Stevenson, Edward Luther, 1858-1944