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TypeSurname (from location, from occupation & from nickname)
PronouncedPron.SHTIEN German

Meaning & History

From Old High German stein meaning "stone". It might indicate the original bearer lived near a prominent stone or worked as a stonecutter. As a Jewish name it is ornamental.

Related Names

Other Languages & CulturesStone English Steen Low German


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Entry updated May 31, 2018   Contribute