Stephen Surname History
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Stephen Country of Origin, Nationality, & Ethnicity
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The nationality of Stephen can be very difficult to determine because countries change over time, leaving the nation of origin indeterminate. The original ethnicity of Stephen may be difficult to determine based on whether the name came about naturally and independently in various locales; for example, in the case of family names that are based on a professional trade, which can come into being in multiple regions independently (such as the name "Dean" which may have been adopted by members of the clergy).
Stephen Meaning & Etymology
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The meaning of Stephen come may come from a profession, such as the name "Gardener" which was given to people of that profession. Some of these trade-based last names may be a profession in some other language. For this reason it is useful to understand the ethnicity of a name, and the languages used by its early ancestors. Many modern names like Stephen originate from religious texts like the Bhagavadgītā, the Quran, the Bible, and so forth. Commonly these family names relate to a religious sentiment such as "Grace of God".
Stephen Pronunciation & Spelling Variations
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In early history when few people could write, names such as Stephen were transcribed based on their pronunciation when people's names were recorded in government records. This could have resulted in misspellings of Stephen. Knowing misspellings and spelling variations of the Stephen surname are important to understanding the history of the name. Surnames like Stephen change in their pronunciation and spelling as they travel across villages, family lines, and countries over time.
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Stephen Family Tree
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- John Stephen(son) Daniel 1835 - ?
- Ethel M Stephen
- Dana Stephen Danforth 1853 - ?
- Daniel Stephen Carl 1875 - ?
- Everard Stephen
- james estep wilson stephen 1860 - ?
- Isaac Stephen Stephen Huntley 1771 - 1843
- Captain Stephen Tucker
- Captain Stephen Fay 1715 - 1777
- Dr. Stephen Hendrick