- Alfred,1817–75, English painter and sculptor.
- George (Cooper),1905–75, U.S. film director.
- John Cox [koks] /kɒks/, 1749–1838, and his son Robert Livingston, 1787–1856, U.S. engineers and inventors.
- John Paul,born 1920, U.S. jurist: associate justice of the U.S. Supreme Court 1975–2010.
- Net·tie Marie [net-ee] /ˈnɛt i/, 1861–1912, U.S. cytogeneticist.
- Thaddeus,1792–1868, U.S. abolitionist and political leader.
- Wallace,1879–1955, U.S. poet.
- a male given name.
Examples from the Web for stevens
Contemporary Examples of stevens
The citizens of Stevens Point defeated fluoridation by a healthy margin.Anti-Fluoriders Are The OG Anti-Vaxxers
July 27, 2016
The Daily Beast met Stevens in a dreary New York hotel room.Dan Stevens Blows Up ‘Downton’: From Chubby-Cheeked Aristo to Lean, Mean American Psycho
September 19, 2014
“At first I though it would be a good idea to change the name,” Stevens admits.
Speaking of T-shirts, Stevens is clearly big on merchandise.
Russell said of the 2012 Benghazi embassy attack that killed U.S. Ambassador Stevens.Would-Be Congressman Can’t Quit Saddam
June 27, 2014
Historical Examples of stevens
Mr. Stevens was born in Middlesex county, Massachusetts, January, 1821.Cleveland Past and Present
The Stevens brothers exerted their influence also on naval construction.The Age of Invention
Stevens defended—bad, bad, bad, smirking all the while with small faceti.The Manxman
I then returned with Mrs. Stevens and her children to lunch on board the yacht.The Last Voyage
Lady (Annie Allnutt) Brassey
We'd decided on that; he'd been in command for almost ten years, ever since Commander Stevens died.Homesick
- Thaddeus (ˈθædɪəs). 1792–1868, US Radical Republican politician. An opponent of slavery, he supported Reconstruction and entered the resolution calling for the impeachment of President Andrew Johnson
- Wallace. 1879–1955, US poet, whose books include the collections Harmonium (1923), The Man with the Blue Guitar (1937), and Transport to Summer (1947)
Word Origin and History for stevens
masc. proper name, anglicized form of Stephen (q.v.). A top 20 name for boys born in the U.S. between 1949 and 1976; the -ph- form was more popular until 1960s.
- American biologist who identified the role of X and Y chromosomes in determining the sex of an organism. Stevens studied the chromosomes of mealworm beetles, first establishing that chromosomes are inherited in pairs. She later showed that eggs fertilized by X-carrying sperm produced female offspring, while Y-carrying sperm produced male offspring. She extended this work to studies of sex determination in various plants and insects.
Idioms and Phrases with stevens