When Sarah Stevens was born on 17 January 1733, in Andover, Essex, Massachusetts, United States, her father, Nathan Stevens Jr., was 39 and her mother, Hannah Robinson, was 38. She died on 5 May 1738, in her hometown, at the age of 5.
English (London), Flemish, Dutch, and North German: patronymic from the personal name Steven . The surname of Flemish origin is also found in the Walloon part of Belgium. In North America, the English form of the surname has also absorbed some like-sounding Jewish names and various other European cognates, e.g. Greek Stefanidis , Serbian Stevanović (see Stevanovic ), Slovenian and Slovak Štefanič (see Stefanic ).