What does Stefan mean?
Stefan /ste-fan/ as a boys' 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.
How popular is Stefan?
Stefan is a somewhat popular first name for males (#708 out of 1220, Top 58%) and an even more popular surname for all people (#10757 out of 150436, Top 7%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Presented below is the birth name popularity of Stefan for boys. Stefan was first listed in 1900-1909 and reached its peak rank of #339 in the U.S. in 1991, and is presently at #851. (Top 1000 Names, 2014)
Below is a graphed comparison of the popularity of the boy name Stefan and corresponding names. Steven (#144 the previous year), Stephen (#258), Esteban (#392), Steve (#858), Estevan, Stevie, Stephon, Stephan and Stevan are the prominent variation forms of Stefan (#851 the previous year). Other forms, like Stefon, are uncommon. Adoption of these forms of Stefan was widespread in the year 1991 (average #458) and is somewhat lower today (#750, down 54%), with forms such as Stephan falling out of style. Esteban and Steven are two of the more fashionable boy names among these.
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Recommended similar baby names are Brenan, Cadfan, Caedan, Caelan, Epifan, Etan, Ethan▲, Faelan, Fegan, Frean, Freman, Gaelan, Gehan, Heman, Iefan, Jaelan, Jean▼, Jehan, Jeran, Keegan▲, Keelan, Kelan, Kenan, Kiean, Kienan, Kieran▲, Othman, Phelan, Regan, Saffran, Sagan, Sajan, Salman, Seal, Sean▲, Seeton, Segar, Selah, Seton, Sezar, Shaan, Shan, Shayan, Shea▼, Sheehan, Shefer, Sleven, Sohan, Stan▼, Stana, Steadman, Stearn, Stedman, Steel, Steele, Steen, Stefanas, Stefanus, Stein, Sten, Stepny, Sterlyn, Stern, Stetcyn, Stetson, Stevon, Stevyn, Stewart▼, Stian, Svein, Sven, Sylvan▼, Tegan, Teman and Trevan. These names tend to be less commonly used than Stefan.