What does Stetson mean?
Stetson \s-tet-son, st(e)-tson\ as a boys' name (also used less widely as girls' name Stetson). Possibly (Old English) "Stephen's son". Cowboys of the late 19th century wore the famous Stetson "tengallon" hat, giving this name rakish connotations.
Stetson is a rare first name for males but a very popular surname for both adults and children (#8523 out of 88799, Top 10%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Charted below is the birth name popularity of Stetson for boys. Stetson was first listed in 1991 and reached its highest rank of #820 in the U.S. in the year 1994, and is at #843 currently. (2014 Birth Statistics)