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What does Steffan mean?

Steffan Pronunciation of Steffan [stef-fan] as a boys' name is a Greek name, and Steffan means "garland, crown". Steffan is an alternate spelling of Stefan (German, Scandinavian, Greek): version of Stephen.

Associated with: greek, crown (king).


Steffan has 8 variants: Staffan, Steffen, Steffon, Stefon, Stefonn, Stephan, Stephon and Stephonn.

8 more different relations via Stefan, Stephen: Estefan, Steba, Steben, Stefano, Stefanos, Stephano, Stevan and Steven.

Creative forms:
(male) Stafan, Stefman, ..

(female) Stefin, Stefna, ..

Middle name pairings:
Steffan Adler (S.A.), ..

How popular is Steffan?

Steffan is an uncommonly occurring first name for males but a very prominent last name for both adults and children (#15139 out of 150436, Top 10%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Steffan entered the list in 1980-1989 and reached its top rank of #1370 in the U.S. in the year 1994, but is not listed at the moment. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Steffan name in U.S.

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

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related boy names. Popular related forms of Steffan ranked in the Top 2000 are Stefan (#800 the previous year), Stefano, Steffen, Steffon, Stefon, Stephan (#1139), Stephen (#246), Stephon (#1528), Stevan and Steven (#154). Other variants, like Steba, are seldom used. Adoption of these forms of Steffan was at its peak in the 1950s (adoption of 2.7%) and has become significantly less since (adoption 0.2%, 91%), with versions such as Steven becoming less trendy.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Steffan, Stefan, Stefano, Steffen, Steffon in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Stefon, Stephan, Stephen, Stephon, Stevan, Steven in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Recommended names are Iefan, Saffran, Seaman, Sean, Sefton, Sheehan, Sherman, Stan, Steadman, Stearn, Stedman, Steen, Stefanas (see Stephanus), Stefanus, Stein, Steinar, Sten, Stensen, Sterlyn, Stern, Stetcyn, Stetson, Stevon, Stevyn, Stian, Stoffel and Strahan. These names tend to be more frequently used than Steffan.

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