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Stavros

What does Stavros mean?

Stavros Pronunciation of Stavros [stavros] as a boys' name is of Greek origin, and the meaning of Stavros is "cross". Also possibly related to Stephen, and popular in Greece. Greek plutocrat Stavros Niarchos.

Associated with: greek, popular (famous).

Variations

Creative forms:
(male) Slaros, Steeros, ..

(female) Stavra, ..

Middle name pairings:
Stavros Connor (S.C.), ..

How popular is Stavros?

Stavros is an uncommon given name for men but a very popular surname for all people (#27176 out of 150436, Top 18%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with similar and related boy names. The only prominent varying form of Stavros (not ranked) rated in the Top 2000 is Stephen (#246 a year ago). This form of Stavros reached the apex of its popularity during 1950-1959 (adoption of 1%) and has become significantly less widespread since (adoption 0.1%, 92.4% less), with Stephen falling out of fashion. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Stephen in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Recommended names are Ikaros, Sancos, Sandros, Santos, Savion, Savoy, Savyon, Sayres, Shavon, Spiros, Spyros, Stannes (see Stanislaus), Stanton, Starck, Stark, Starke, Starr, Stasio, Stasius, Stearns, Stevon and Strom. These names tend to be more commonly used than Stavros.

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