Stevenson name meaning

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

Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Stevenson

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User Submitted Meanings

  1. A submission from South Africa says the name Stevenson means "Son of crown".
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International Interest
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Other Dictionary Sources
  1. United States politician and diplomat (1900-1968)
  2. Scottish author (1850-1894)

From Stephen +‎ -son.

  1. A patronymic surname​.
  2. A city in Jackson County, Alabama, United States.
  3. An unincorporated community in Warrick County, Indiana, United States.
  4. An unincorporated community in Baltimore County, Maryland, United States.
  5. A city, the county seat of Skamania County, Washington, United States.

Notable Persons Named Stevenson

Notable Persons Named Stevenson

Stevenson Sylvester

He was most prominent from 2010 to present. Stevenson was born on July 18th, 1988 in Las Vegas.

Stevenson Macadam

Stevenson was born in 1829 in Glasgow. He breathed his last breath in 1901.


Stevenson was born in 1873. He died on June 10th, 1926.

Stevenson Sedgwick

Stevenson Hollingsworth

Stevenson Hollingsworth is an athlete for the Savanne SC.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Stevenson

Notable Persons With the Last Name Stevenson


Tyga is a hip hop music musician. He was most prominent from 2007 to 2007. Tyga was given the name Micheal Ray Stevenson on November 19th, 1989 in Compton, California. Tyga is also known as T-Raww, Micheal Ray Stevenson, Tygaman, and T-Raw.

Robert Louis Stevenson

Robert Louis Stevenson was a novelist, poet, travel writer, and travel literature. Robert was given the name Robert Lewis Balfour Stevenson on November 13th, 1850 in Edinburgh, Scotland. He passed away on December 3rd, 1894.

McLean Stevenson

McLean Stevenson was an actor. His career lasted from 1962 to 1993. McLean was given the name Edgar McLean Stevenson, Jr. on November 14th, 1927 in Normal, Illinois, U.S. He breathed his last breath on February 15th, 1996.

Gary E. Stevenson

Gary was born on August 5th, 1955 in Ogden, Utah. He passed away on April 5th, 2008.

Ray Stevenson

Ray Stevenson is an actor. He has been prominent since 1993. Ray was given the name George Raymond Stevenson on May 25th, 1964 in Lisburn.

Adonis Stevenson

Adonis was born on September 22nd, 1977 in Port-au-Prince.

  • Jessica Hynes
  • Parker Stevenson
  • Elizabeth Gaskell
  • Gary Lewis
  • Juliet Stevenson
  • Bryan Stevenson
    Director of Equal Justice Initiative
  • DeShawn Stevenson
    Basketball Player
  • Joe Stevenson
    Martial Artist
  • Bill Stevenson
  • Teófilo Stevenson
  • Alexandra Stevenson
    Tennis Player
  • Ryan Stevenson
    Soccer Player
  • Fox Stevenson
  • Robert Stevenson

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Stevenson U.S.
  White 63.44% 64.26%
  African American 30.19% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.63% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.54% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.50% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.70% 16.26%

Of Last Name Stevenson

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

Entire United States

Fun Facts about the name Stevenson

  • What name lists does Stevenson rank for?
  • How Popular is the name Stevenson? Stevenson is the 8,367th most popular name of all time. As a last name Stevenson was the 432nd most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Stevenson have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,504 babies born with the first name Stevenson in the United States. That's more than enough people named Stevenson to occupy the territory of Christmas Island (Australia) with an estimated population of 1,462 (as of June 30, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Stevenson? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1912 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Stevenson first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Stevenson is Friday, September 10th, 1875.
  • What year had the most people named Stevenson born? The highest recorded use of the first name Stevenson was in 1953 with a total of 35 babies.
  • Random Stevenson Factoid: According to the 1986 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Stevenson is not a popular baby boy's name in New York. Imagine that, only 10 babies in New York have the same name in 1986.
  • Weird things about the name Stevenson: The name spelled backwards is Nosnevets. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Esonvntse. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Stevenson? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 75,169 people with the last name Stevenson.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Stevenson? Stevenson was ranked as the 432nd most popular last name but is still less than 0.1% of the population!
  • Stevenson name meaning

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