Sten

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the names of the weapon's chief designers, Major Reginald Shepherd and Harold Turpin, and EN for Enfield

Proper noun[edit]

Sten

  1. The Sten gun, a family of British 9-millimeter submachine guns used extensively by British and Commonwealth forces throughout World War II, the Korean War and may other conflicts.

Anagrams[edit]


Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

A less common form of Steen, from Old Norse Steinn.

Proper noun[edit]

Sten

  1. A male given name.

Estonian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Swedish Sten, interpreted as a variant of Stefan in Estonia.

Proper noun[edit]

Sten

  1. A male given name.

Norwegian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Less common form of Stein, from Old Norse Steinn.

Proper noun[edit]

Sten

  1. A male given name.

Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse Steinn, from steinn (stone).

Proper noun[edit]

Sten

  1. A male given name.

Related terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn, Almqvist & Wiksell 1996, ISBN 91-21-10937-0
  • [1] Statistiska centralbyrån and Sture Allén, Staffan Wåhlin, Förnamnsboken, Norstedts 1995, ISBN 9119551622: 25 566 males with the given name Sten living in Sweden on December 31st, 2010, with the frequency peak in the 1930s. Accessed on 19 June 2011.