Meaning and name origin
Stefan \s-te-fan\ as a boy's name is pronounced stef-FAHN. It is of German, Scandinavian and Greek origin, and the meaning of Stefan is "garland, crown". Variant of Stephen. Tennis celebrity Stefan Edberg; basketball player Stephon Marbury.
Stefan is a somewhat popular first name for males (#708 out of 1220, Top 58%) and an even more popular surname or last name for all people (#19413 out of 88799, Top 22%) (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Stefan for boys. Stefan reached its highest rank of #339 in the U.S. in 1991. (2014 statistics).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the boy name Stefan and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Stephen (#258), Stefan (#851) and Stephon. (2014 statistics).
Stefan▼ is also pronounced similarly to Stefon and Stephan▼. Other suggested similar baby names are Steben, Stefanas, Stefano, Stefanus, Stevan, Steven▲, Stevon and Stevyn. These names tend to be less commonly used than Stefan.