Steen name meaning

First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010

Meaning and Origin

What does the name Steen mean? Keep reading to find the user submitted meanings, dictionary definitions, and more.

Origin and Meaning of Steen

User Submitted Origins

African Dutch (Afrikaans)

User Submitted Meanings

  1. A submission from Denmark says the name Steen means "Steen is a form of the word 'sten' and it means stone (as in rock)" and is of Danish origin.
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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun Steen
  1. A vessel of clay or stone."An huge great earth-pot steane." [Spenser.]
  2. A wall of brick, stone, or cement, used as a lining, as of a well, cistern, etc.; a steening.

Etymology: AS. stǣna. See Stone

verb Steen
To line, as a well, with brick, stone, or other hard material.

Etymology: AS. stǣnan to adorn with stones or gems. See Stone

Other Dictionary Sources
  1. Dutch genre painter (1626-1679)
  1. Alternative form of stean

steen was also found in the following language(s): Dutch

Notable Persons Named Steen

Notable Persons Named Steen

Paprika Steen

Paprika Steen is an actress and director. She has been prominent since 1988. Paprika was given the name Steen on November 3rd, 1964 in Frederiksberg.

Steen Miles

Steen was born on August 20th, 1946 in South Bend, Indiana.

Steen Eiler Rasmussen

Steen Eiler Rasmussen was an architect. Steen was born on January 9th, 1898 in Copenhagen. He breathed his last breath on June 19th, 1990.

Steen Rasmussen

Steen was born in 1955. He passed away on July 7th, 1955.

Steen Christensen

Steen was born in 1964.

Steen Willadsen

Steen Willadsen is a in the field of embryology. Steen was born in 1943 in Copenhagen, Denmark.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Steen

Notable Persons With the Last Name Steen

Jessica Steen

Jessica Steen is an actress and actor. Her most notable accomplishments were from 1974 to 1974. Jessica was born on December 19th, 1965 in Toronto.

Jan Steen

Jan Steen is an artist. Jan was given the name Jan Havickszoon Steen in Leiden.

Alexander Steen

Alexander Steen is a hockey player for the St. Louis Blues in the National Hockey League. His ongoing career started in 2001. Alexander was born on March 1st, 1984 in Winnipeg.


Adelén is a musician. She has been prominent since 2013. Adelén was given the name Adelén Rusillo Steen on November 4th, 1996 in Tønsberg, Norway. Adelén is also known as Adelén Rusillo Steen.

Paprika Steen

Paprika Steen is an actress and director. She has been prominent since 1988. Paprika was given the name Steen on November 3rd, 1964 in Frederiksberg.

Cassandra Steen

Cassandra Steen is a soul music, rhythm, blues, and pop music singing and backing vocalist. She was most prominent from 1997 to present. Cassandra was born Cassandra Steen on February 9th, 1980.

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Steen U.S.
  White 82.16% 64.26%
  African American 12.58% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.46% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.69% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.87% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.23% 16.26%

Of Last Name Steen

People with the last name Steen are most frequently White or African American

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Fun Facts about the name Steen

  • How Popular is the name Steen? Steen is the 31,592nd most popular name of all time. As a last name Steen was the 2,776th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Steen have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 151 babies born with the first name Steen in the United States. That's more than enough people named Steen to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Steen? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1950 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Steen first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Steen is Monday, February 21st, 1876.
  • What year had the most people named Steen born? The highest recorded use of the first name Steen was in 1990 with a total of 10 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Steen: The name spelled backwards is Neets. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Teesn. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Steen? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 12,989 people with the last name Steen.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Steen? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 4 of them will have Steen as their last name.
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