What does Stefan mean?
Stefan \s-te-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.
Stefan▼ has 21 more alternative forms via Stephen, Stephon: Esteban▲, Estefan, Estevan▼, Etienne, Steba, Steben, Stefano, Stefon, Stephan▼, Stephano, Stephanos, Stephanus, Stephens, Stephenson, Stephon▼, Stevan, Steve▼, Steven▲, Stevenson, Stevie▼ and Stevy.
Stefan is a somewhat popular first name for males (#708 out of 1220, Top 58%) and an even more popular surname for all people (#19413 out of 88799, Top 22%). (2000 U.S. Census)
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 Birth Names Statistics, 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). Adoption of these boy names was at its apex in 1991 and has become much less since, with forms such as Steve, Stephen, Stevie, Stephan and Stephon falling out of style. Esteban (#392) and Steven (#144) are two of the more fashionable boy names among these. (Top 1000 Birth Names Statistics, 2014)