Steen

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Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse Steinn, from steinn (stone). Cognate with Norwegian Stein and Swedish Sten.

Proper noun[edit]

Steen

  1. A male given name.
  2. (rare) A surname​.

Related terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • [1] Danskernes Navne, based on CPR data: 26 205 males with the given name Steen and 1698 persons with the surname Steen have been registered in Denmark between about 1890 (=the population alive in 1967) and January 2005, with the frequency peak in the 1950s. Accessed on 19 June 2011.

Luxembourgish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old High German stein, from Proto-Germanic *stainaz. Cognates include German Stein, English stone, Dutch steen, Swedish sten.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

Steen m (plural Steng)

  1. (uncountable, geology) stone (substance)
  2. stone, pebble
  3. (botany) stone

Norwegian[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Steen

  1. A surname​.