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What does Stephanus mean?

Stephanus Pronunciation of Stephanus [stephanus] as a boys' name is of Greek origin, and the meaning of Stephanus is "garland, crown". Related to Stephen. The popular blossom stephanotis, meaning "fit for a crown" in Greek, is often used in bridal headpieces.

Associated with: greek, crown (king), popular (famous).


Stephanus has 5 variants: Stefanas, Stefanos, Stefanus, Stephanas and Stephanos.

4 more related forms via Stephen: Stephan, Stephano, Stephens and Stephon.

Creative forms:


Middle name pairings:
Stephanus Keshawn (S.K.), ..

How popular is Stephanus?

Stephanus is an unusual given name for men. Stephanus is an equally uncommon surname for all people. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its variant forms and related boy names. Prominent related forms of Stephanus (outside Top 2000) are Stephen (#246 last year), Stephan (#1139) and Stephon (#1528). These forms of Stephanus were at the height of their popularity in the 1950s (usage of 1.05%) and have become significantly less popular since (usage 0.09%, 91%), with versions like Stephen falling out of fashion. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

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

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Delphinus, Germanus (see Germain), Seamus, Septimus, Servatus, Shamus, Sheehan, Shephard, Silvanus, Sophus, Stearns, Stedman, Stefan, Stefano, Steffan, Stennis, Stephenson, Stephonn, Stepney, Stepny, Stevan, Strahan, Straus, Sylvanus, Zephirus and Zephyrus. These names tend to be more commonly used than Stephanus.

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