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Stetson (boy)

What does Stetson mean?

Stetson Pronunciation of Stetson [stet-son] 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.

Associated with: old, cowboys (warrior), 19th century, famous.


Stetson has 2 variants: Stetcyn and Stettson.

Creative forms:
(male) Sterson, Stetton, ..

(female) Stetsa, Stetsan, ..

Middle name pairings:
Stetson Enoch (S.E.), ..

How popular is Stetson?

Stetson is a rare first name for males but a very popular surname for both adults and children (#8119 out of 150436, Top 5%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Stetson was first listed in 1980-1989 and reached its highest rank of #774 in the U.S. in the year 2015. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Stetson name in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Abelson, Aeson, Benson, Breton, Bretton, Dotson, Dottson, Emerson, Gaeton, Gerson, Greyson, Hewson, Jenson, Keeton, Nelson, Paterson, Person, Peterson, Pierson, Salton, Sampson, Samson, Sanson, Saxton, Seaton, Seeton, Sefton, Seldon, Seton, Sexton, Sheldon, Shelton, Shermon, Simpson, Smithson, Smythson (see Smith), Stanton, Stearn, Steben, Stedman, Steen, Stefan, Steffan, Steffen, Steffon, Stefon, Stefonn, Stein, Sten, Steno, Stensen, Stenssen (see Stein), Stephan, Stephen, Stephon, Stephonn, Sterlyn, Stern, Stevan, Steven, Stevenson, Stevon, Stevyn, Sutton, Swensen, Swenson, Tyeson and Watson. These names tend to be more frequently used than Stetson.