See also: stein and stein-

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EnglishEdit

Proper nounEdit

Stein

  1. A patronymic surname from a Scots diminutive of Stephen.
  2. A surname anglicized from the German surname Stein.

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GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old High German stein ‎(something hard), from Proto-Germanic *stainaz, ultimately from the Proto-Indo-European root *stāi-.

PronunciationEdit

  • (file)
  • (file)
    plural

NounEdit

Stein m ‎(genitive Steines or Steins, plural Steine)

  1. stone, rock
  2. pit (core of a fruit)
  3. an old unit of weight
  4. (regional) a beer stein

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Proper nounEdit

Stein ? ‎(genitive Stein)

  1. A topographic or occupational surname​.

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NorwegianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse Steinn, short form of compound names with the element steinn ‎(stone). Cognate with Swedish Sten and Danish Steen.

Proper nounEdit

Stein

  1. A male given name.

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ReferencesEdit

  • Kristoffer Kruken - Ola Stemshaug: Norsk personnamnleksikon, Det Norske Samlaget, Oslo 1995, ISBN 82-521-4483-7
  • [1] Statistisk sentralbyrå, Namnestatistikk: 10 181 males with the given name Stein living in Norway on January 1st 2011, with the frequency peak in the 1950s. Accessed on April 29th, 2011.
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