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What does Stetson mean?

Stetson Pronunciation of Stetson [stet-son] as a girls' name (also used more regularly as boys' name Stetson). Possibly (Old English) "Stephen's son". A surname that is given more to boys as a first name, though it has a rakish air for girls due to the famous Stetson "tengallon" cowboy hat worn by cowboys in the late 19th century.

Associated with: old, surname, 19th century.


Stetson has 2 variants: Stetcyn and Stettson.

Creative forms:
(female) Stetsa, Stetsan, ..

(male) Stetman, Stetton, ..

Middle name pairings:
Stetson Lexi (S.L.), ..

How popular is Stetson?

Stetson is an unusual first name for females but a very prominent surname for both adults and children (#8119 out of 150436, Top 5%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Stetson has not been recorded in the list thus far. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Stetson name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Stetson outside U.S.

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Season, Sheron, Sherron, Shevon, Stesha and Suesan. These names tend to be more frequently used than Stetson.

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