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What does Stephanos mean?

Stephanos Pronunciation of Stephanos [stephanos] as a name for boys has its root in Greek, and Stephanos means "garland, crown". Stephanos is an alternate form, with the suffix -os, of Stephanus (Greek): related to Stephen.

Associated with: greek, crown (king).


Stephanos has 4 variants: Stefanas, Stefanos, Stefanus and Stephanas.

Stephanos has 6 more alternative forms via Stephanus, Stephen: Stefano, Stephan, Stephano, Stephens, Stephenson and Stephon.

Kreatif forms:
(male) Nephanos, Shepphanos, ..

(female) Stephala, Stephanee, ..

How popular is Stephanos?

Stephanos is a rare given name for men but a somewhat popular surname for both adults and children (#116835 out of 150436, Top 78%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related boy names. Prominent variation forms of Stephanos (outside Top 2000) appearing in the Top 2000 are Stefano, Stephan (#1139 the previous year), Stephen (#246) and Stephon (#1528). These relations of Stephanos reached the top of their popularity 7 decades ago (median #1091) and have become significantly less widespread since (#1228, down 91%), with versions like Stephon becoming less trendy. Below is a charted analysis of the popularity of the boy name Stephanos and associated names. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Stefano, Stephan, Stephen, Stephon in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Delphinos, Saphiros (see Sapir), Shanon, Sheehan, Shephard, Stearns, Stedman, Stefan, Steffan, Stennis, Steno, Stephonn, Stepney, Stepny, Stevan, Strahan and Zephiros. These names tend to be more commonly used than Stephanos.

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