What does Stephan mean?
(male) Sephan, Stevion, ..
(female) Stean, Stesan, .. Middle name pairings:
Stephan Marek (S.M.), ..
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. Demographics)
Stephan entered the list in 1890-1899 and reached its peak rank of #346 in the U.S. in the 1950s, and is currently at #1139. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)
Which version is better?with its source form and related boy names. Stefan (#800 in recent rankings), Stefano, Steffan, Steffen, Steffon, Stefon, Stephen (#246), Stephon (#1528), Stevan and Steven (#154) are the prominent variation forms of Stephan (#1139 in recent rankings). These forms of Stephan were favored by parents 7 decades ago (average #1275) and are now much less popular (#1442, ▼91%), with forms like Stephon becoming less fashionable.
Stephan▼ is alike in pronunciation to Stefonn and Stephonn. Other suggested similar names are Athan, Deshan, Ethan▲, Gehan, Jehan, Keeghan, Seaman, Sean▼, Shan, Sheehan, Shephard, Sherman▼, Sohan, Stan▼, Steadman, Stearn, Stedman, Steen, Stein, Steinar, Sten, Stensen, Stephanas (see Stephanus), Stepney, Stepny, Sterlyn, Stern, Stetcyn, Stetson▲, Stevon, Stevyn, Stian, Strachan, Strahan and Zephan. These names tend to be less frequently used than Stephan.See names in meaning and etymology.