What does Stefan mean?
Stefan /ste-fan/ [2 sylls.] 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.Kreatif forms: Shefan, Stesan. [more]
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. 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). Forms like Estefan are uncommon. Adoption of these boy names was at its apex in the year 1991 (usage of 0.5416%) and has become much less since (usage 0.2497%, down 53.9%), with forms such as Steve, Stephen, Stephan, Stephon and Estevan 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)