Meaning and Name Origin
Stephan \s-te-phan\ as a name for boys is of Greek origin, and the meaning of Stephan is "garland, crown". Stephan is a variant of Stephen (Greek): from stephanos. Somewhat unusual as a name for babies.
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.
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 (#6514 out of 88799, Top 7%). (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. during 1950-1959, but is not listed at the moment. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Below is a charted comparison of the popularity of the boy name Stephan and related names. Prominent variation forms of Stephan listed in the Top 1000 are Esteban (#392 in 2014), Estevan, Stefan (#851), Stephen (#258), Stephon, Stevan, Steve (#858), Steven (#144) and Stevie. These boy names reached the peak of their popularity in the year 1991 and are now much less popular, 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. (2014 Birth Statistics)