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  • Virginia Woolf (1882 - 1941)
    Adeline Virginia Woolf (née Stephen ; 25 January 1882 – 28 March 1941) was an English writer. She is considered one of the foremost modernist authors of the 20th century and a pioneer in the use of s...
  • Adrian Stephen (1883 - 1948)
    Adrian Stephen (1883-1948) was a member of the Bloomsbury Group, an author and psychoanalyst, and the brother of Virginia Woolf and Vanessa Bell. He and his wife became interested in the work of Sigm...
  • Anne Stephen (b. - 1796)
  • Anne Stephen (deceased)
  • Caroline Emelia Stephen (1834 - 1909)

About the Stephen surname

Stephens in northeastern Scotland south of the Firth of Moray are descended from a Viking named Tarben whose longship landed in Banffshire in the late tenth century AD. His name was Christianized to Stephen.