Stephenson


Stephenson

Family name
name =Stephenson


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meaning ="son of Stephen"
region = Britain
origin =Britain
related names =Stevenson
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Stephenson is a medieval patronymic surname meaning "son of Stephen". The earliest public record is found in the county of Huntingdonshire in 1279. There are variant spellings including Stevenson. [cite web |url=http://www.surnamedb.com/surname.aspx?name=Stephenson |title=Surname: Stephenson |publisher=surnamedb.com |accessdate=2008-02-26] People with the surname include:

*Allan Stephenson, South African composer
*Christopher Stephenson, British Mathematician and education specialist from Scarborough
*D. C. Stephenson (1891 – 1966), American, Ku Klux Klan leader
*Debra Stephenson (b. 1972), British actress
*Earl Stephenson (b. 1947), American baseball pitcher
*George Stephenson (1781 – 1848), British mechanical engineer who created Stephenson's Rocket
*George Robert Stephenson (1819 – 1905), English civil engineer (nephew of George Stephenson)
*Gilbert O. Stephenson (1878 – 1972), British Vice Admiral
*Henry Stephenson (1871 - 1956), British actor
*Isaac Stephenson (1829 – 1918), U.S. politician from Wisconsin
*John Stephenson
*M. F. Stephenson (1801-?), U.S. assayer of the Dahlonega, Georgia Mint
*Neal Stephenson (b. 1959), U.S. author
*Nicola Stephenson (b. 1971), British actress
*Pamela Stephenson (b. 1949), New Zealand-Australian comedienne, actress and psychologist, also known as Pamela Connelly.
*Riggs Stephenson (1898 - 1985), U.S. baseball player
*Robert Stephenson (1803 – 1859), British civil and railway engineer (son of George Stephenson)
*Rod Stephenson, Canadian politician from Manitoba
*Samuel M. Stephenson (1803 – 1859), U.S. politician from Michigan
*Thomas Alan Stephenson (1898 - 1961), British zoologist
*Thomas Bowman Stephenson, British Methodist minister and founder of the children's charity now known as NCH
*Todd Stephenson, New Zealand political campaign strategist
*William Stephenson (1897 – 1989), Canadian soldier, airman, businessman, inventor, spymaster, and the senior representative of British intelligence
*William Stephenson (psychologist) (1902 - 1989), psychologist and physicist best known for developing Q methodology
*John Loyd Stephenson- (1919-2008)restaurateur and entrepreneur, owned Stephenson's Apple Farm Restaurant in Independence, MO from 1946-2007

References

ee also

*Stevenson


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