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pinWhat 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 7 variants: Staffan, Stefanos, Steffan, Steffen, Steffon, Stefonn and Stephonn.

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]

pinHow 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)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Stefan name in U.S.

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

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)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Stefan, Esteban, Estevan, Stephan, Stephen in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Stephon, Stevan, Steve, Steven, Stevie in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Stefan, Stephen, Steven outside U.S.

pinSimilar Names

Recommended similar baby names are Stefanas, Stefanus, Stevon and Stevyn. These names tend to be less commonly used than Stefan.