Steven is an English first name with the original Latin version being Stephanus. Steven can also be a last name and sometimes Stevens is a popular surname. Other versions in other countries of Steven include Esteban in Spanish, Steffan in German, Stefano in Italian as well as Stephanos in Greek.
There are a number of famous people who have Steven as their first name including the Hollywood actor Steve Guttenberg who was famous for starring in Three Men and a Baby alongside Tom Selleck.
Other famous celebrities with their first name as Steven include film director Steven Soderberg, Steven Segal as well as Steven Hawking who is one of the most important professors of our time who has been working tirelessly on the Black Hole theory. One of the most famous people in the world to have the first name Steven is director Steven Spielberg. He has been responsible for some of the most iconic films of all time including Jaws, Jurassic Park and Schindler's List.
You should pay close attention to the pronunciation and ask people to spell their name phonetically. This is because Steven can be spelt in another way, hence Stephen. It means exactly the same as Steven but it can also be attributed to a festival in the UK called St Stephen's Day which is considered to be one of the holiest festivals in the Christian calendar usually taking place at the end of the year.