What does Stephanie mean?
Feminine of Stephen. The name of the first Christian martyr was a favored name choice from the early Christian era. The French form Stephanie became popular early in the 20th century. Tennis celebrity Steffi Graff; actresses Stephanie Powers, Stephanie Zimbalist; poet Stevie Smith.
Stephanie▼ has 49 variants: Fania, Fanya, Phanie, Phanya, Stefa, Stefana, Stefani, Stefania, Stefanie▼, Stefcia, Stefenney, Steffa, Steffaney, Steffanie, Steffenie, Steffi, Steffie, Stefinney, Stefka, Stefya, Stepa, Stepahnie, Stepania, Stepanida, Stepanyda, Stepfanie, Stepha, Stephaine, Stephana, Stephane, Stephani, Stephania, Stephanina, Stephanine, Stephannie, Stephany▼, Stephene, Stepheney, Stephine, Stephney, Stephoney, Stesha, Steshka, Stevana, Stevena, Stevey, Stevie▲, Stevonna and Stevonne.Kreatif forms:
(female) Sephanie, Stephaena, ..
(male) Stephamir, Stephase, ..
How popular is Stephanie?
Stephanie is a very popular first name for women (#41 out of 4276, Top 1%) and also a very popular last name for both adults and children (#42437 out of 150436, Top 28%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Presented below is the birth name popularity of Stephanie for girls. Stephanie entered the list in 1890-1899 and reached its highest rank of #6 in the U.S. in the 1980s, and is at #205 presently. (Top 2000 Names, 2014)
Below is a graphed comparison of the usage of the girl name Stephanie and related names. Popular variation forms of Stephanie (#205 last year) are Stevie (#951 last year), Stephany (#1743), Stephania, Stephen, Stephani, Stephaine, Stefania, Stefanie, Steffanie, Steffie and Stefani. These forms of Stephanie were favored as baby names 34 years ago (median #1138) and have become much less conventional since (#1741, ▼94%). Stephanie is more widely used than the rest, though Stevie has gained in popularity over time, while forms like Stephanie have become less popular.
Recommended names are Athalie, Bethanie, Bethannie, Daphnie, Delanie, Devanie, Estephanie, Jeanie▼, Melanie▲, Mellanie, Sepharina, Shanae▼, Shandie, Shane, Shanee, Shani, Shania▼, Shanice▼, Shanie, Shanise, Shanit, Shante▼, Sharie, Shaunie, Shawnie, Sheraie (see Sherry), Sherianne, Sophie, Stacie▼, Stanze, Stasie, Sueanne, Suezanne, Teofanie, Teophanie, Theophanie, Tiphanie and Tiphenie (see Tiffany). These names tend to be less frequently used than Stephanie.