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First published 1976 (SND Vol. X, list of Scottish personal names).
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STEEN. Also Stein and dim. form Steenie (Ayr. 1789 Burns Kirk's Alarm x.; Sc. 1816 Scott Antiquary xxvi.; Abd. 1865 G. MacDonald Alec Forbes xx.; Ayr., Wgt. 1975). Sc. forms of Stephen, Steven (Abd. 1739 Caled. Mag. (1788) 500). Hence †Steinsone (Sc. 1706 Foulis Acct. Bk. (S.H.S.) 1824 Scott Redgauntlet Let. xi.; Fif. 1879 G. Gourlay Fisher Life 133; Ork., Abd., Slg., Fif., Ayr. 1975), Steenson (Sc. 1860 Border Mag. (April 1922) 62). [stin]

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