Steffen 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 Steffen mean? Keep reading to find the user submitted meanings, dictionary definitions, and more.

Origin and Meaning of Steffen

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Alt. Meaning

S is for scholar, the brilliant in you.

T is for tasteful, the way you communicate.

E is for encouraging, thanks for the motivation!

F is for fair, always honest and true.

F is for fun, your zest for life!

E is for excite, your spirit is catching!

N is for nice, need I say more?

Notable Persons Named Steffen

Notable Persons Named Steffen

Steffen Iversen

Steffen Iversen is a soccer player for the Rosenborg BK, Tottenham Hotspur F.C., Wolverhampton Wanderers F.C., Vålerenga Fotball, Crystal Palace F.C., Norway national under-17 football team, Norway national under-19 football team, and Norway national under-21 football team. Steffen was born on November 10th, 1976 in Oslo, Norway.

Steffen Freund

Steffen Freund is a soccer player for the Tottenham Hotspur F.C., FC Stahl Brandenburg, FC Schalke 04, Borussia Dortmund, FC Kaiserslautern, Leicester City F.C., Germany Olympic football team, and Germany national football team. Steffen was born on January 19th, 1970 in Brandenburg an der Havel.

Steffen Hofmann

Steffen Hofmann is a soccer player for the SK Rapid Wien, Würzburger FV, FC Bayern Munich, FC Bayern Munich II, TSV 1860 München, and Germany national youth football team. Steffen was born on September 9th, 1980 in Würzburg.

Steffen Kummerer

Steffen Kummerer is a technical death metal, death metal, and black metal musician, songwriter, producer, and director. He plays Vocals, guitar, bass, piano, drums, Bass guitar, Drum kit, ENGL, Sennheiser, TC Electronic, EMG, Inc., and D'Addario. He was most prominent from 2002 to present. Steffen was born on June 1st, 1985 in Chemnitz.

Steffen Tangstad

Steffen Tangstad is a boxer. Steffen was born on June 22nd, 1959 in Tønsberg.

Steffen Seibert

Steffen Seibert is a Speaker of Government and Press secretary. Steffen was born on June 7th, 1960 in Munich,.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Steffen

Notable Persons With the Last Name Steffen

Renato Steffen

Renato Steffen is an athlete for the FC Basel, FC Aarau, FC Solothurn, FC Thun, BSC Young Boys, and Switzerland national football team. Renato was born on November 3rd, 1991 in Aarau.

Britta Steffen

Britta Steffen is a swimmer. Britta was born on November 16th, 1983 in Schwedt, then East Germany.

Anthony Steffen

Anthony Steffen was an actor, screenwriter, and film producer. Anthony was given the name Antônio Luiz de Teffé von Hoonholtz on July 21st, 1930 in Rome. He passed away on June 4th, 2004.

Will Steffen

Will Steffen is a in the field of climatology. Will was born in 1947.

Caroline Steffen

Caroline was born on September 18th, 1978 in Spiez.

Benjamin Steffen

Benjamin was born on March 8th, 1982 in Basel.

  • Hans Steffen
  • Walter Steffen
  • Franziska Steffen

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Steffen U.S.
  White 95.58% 64.26%
  African American 0.30% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.71% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.23% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.24% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 1.93% 16.26%

Of Last Name Steffen

People with the last name Steffen are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Steffen

  • How Popular is the name Steffen? Steffen is the 8,574th most popular name of all time. As a last name Steffen was the 3,144th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Steffen have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,453 babies born with the first name Steffen in the United States. That's more than enough people named Steffen to occupy the territory of Tokelau (New Zealand) with an estimated population of 1,411 (as of October 18, 2011).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Steffen? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1948 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Steffen first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Steffen is Sunday, September 26th, 1880.
  • What year had the most people named Steffen born? The highest recorded use of the first name Steffen was in 1991 with a total of 77 babies.
  • Random Steffen Factoid: According to the 1996 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Steffen is not a popular baby boy's name in Michigan. Imagine that, only 6 babies in Michigan have the same name in 1996.
  • Weird things about the name Steffen: The name spelled backwards is Neffets. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Nftesef. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Steffen? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 11,494 people with the last name Steffen.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Steffen? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 4 of them will have Steffen as their last name.
  • Steffen name meaning

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