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Stein is a German, Yiddish and Norwegian word meaning "stone" and "pip" or "kernel". It stems from the same Germanic root as the English word stone. It may refer to:


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  • Steins, New Mexico, a ghost town in New Mexico, near the Arizona border, United States
  • Stein, Skye, a village on the isle of Skye, Scotland, United Kingdom
  • Stein Islands, Antarctica
  • Stein am Anger (Steinamanger), the German name of Szombathely, Hungary
  • Stein, the German name of Dacia village, Jibert Commune, Braşov County, Romania
  • Stein in Oberkrain, the German name of Kamnik, Slovenia

In outer space[edit]


People with the given name[edit]

  • Stein Huysegems (born 1982), Belgian association football player
  • Stein Mehren (1935–2017), Norwegian poet, author, essayist and playwright
  • Stein Metzger (born 1972), American beach volleyball player
  • Stein Reinertsen (born 1960), Norwegian clergyman and bishop
  • Stein Rokkan (1921–1979), Norwegian political scientist and sociologist
  • Stein Stone (1882–1926), American football and basketball player and coach

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