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Origins and History

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"STEVEN. A Scots spelling of STEPHEN, q.v. Alexander Stevyn was tenant of Glenboy in 1472 (Cupar-Angus, i, p. 221). Thomas Steuen was rentalit in land of Auchinname in 1509 (Rental), John Steuin was a tenant of the bishop of Aberdeen in 1511 (REA., i, p. 365), and Alexander Stevyn held land in Glasgow in 1549 (Protocols, i). Ninian Stiving in Kilbarchan, 1659 (Kilbarchan). For some notes on Stiven's Totums' see Fraser, History of Laurencekirk, p. 207-208. Steine and Steyne 1560, Stene 1551, Stevin 1610, Stewin 1565, Stewyne 1597, Stiven 1698. As forename: Stene Lokart, 1488 (Lanark, p. 3). "(The surnames of Scotland. George Fraser Black, 1866-1948)

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Birth, Death and Marriage Records for the Steven Genealogy

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Some Famous People with the surname of Steven

Wikipedia Trevor McGregor Steven (born Berwick-upon-Tweed, England, 21 September 1963) was an England footballer who shot to fame with the successful Everton side of the 1980s.
Wikipedia Andrew Joseph Steven (born 21 May 1985) is a Scottish professional basketball player from Stewarton.
Wikipedia David Steven (16 March 1878 ? 28 April 1903) was a Scottish professional footballer who played as an inside-forward around the turn of the twentieth century, spending most of his career with his hometown club, Dundee, before he died from a heart attack aged only 25.