What does Stephan mean?
Stephan /ste-phan/ [2 sylls.] as a name for boys is of Greek origin, and the meaning of Stephan is "garland, crown". Stephan is a variant form, with the suffix -an, of Stephen (Greek): from stephanos.
Stephan▼ has 18 more alternative forms via Stephen: Esteban▲, Estefan, Estevan▼, Etienne, Steba, Steben, Stefano, Stephano, Stephanos, Stephanus, Stephens, Stephenson, Stevan, Steve▼, Steven▲, Stevenson, Stevie▼ and Stevy.Kreatif forms: Sidphan, Staphan, Stevion. [more]
How popular is Stephan?
Stephan is a very prominent first name for men (#513 out of 1220, Top 42%) and also a very prominent surname for both adults and children (#4268 out of 150436, Top 3%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Charted below is the baby name popularity of Stephan for boys. Stephan entered the list in 1900-1909 and reached its peak rank of #379 in the U.S. in the 1950s, but is not listed at the moment. (Top 1000 Birth Names Statistics, 2014)
Esteban (#392 in 2014), Estevan, Stefan (#851), Stephen (#258), Stephon, Stevan, Steve (#858), Steven (#144) and Stevie are the prominent variation forms of Stephan. These boy names reached the peak of their popularity in the year 1991 (usage of 0.5416%) and are now much less popular (usage 0.2497%, ▼53.9%), with forms like Stephan, Stephen, Stephon, Steve and Stevie falling out of fashion. Esteban (#392) and Steven (#144) are two of the more trendy birth names among these. Below is a charted comparison of the popularity of Stephan and related names. (Top 1000 Birth Names Statistics, 2014)