Stein

See also: stein and stein-

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 Stein or Steines, 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 Steins)

  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.
Last modified on 31 March 2014, at 03:35