Lower, Mark A (1860) Patronymica Britannica: a dictionary of the family names of the United Kingdom. London: J.R. Smith. Public Domain.
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The Stephen surname in historical dictionaries
Patronymica Britannica (1860)
STEPHEN. This scripture name, like many others, was not iutroduced here until the Norman Conquest, after which we find it in the form of Fitz-Stcphen. It occupies a large place among our surnames in the usual genitive forms of Stephens, Stevens, Steevens, Stephenson, Stevenson, &c. A nicked or abbreviated form furnishes us with ourSteen, Stecnsou, Stimson, Stimpsou, Stinson, Stibbs ; perhaps also Stubbs, Steft', Stiff, and Stcnnett. Tiffany and