Meaning and name origin
Stetson \s-tet-son, st(e)-tson\ as a boy's name (also used as girl's 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 not a popular first name for males but a very popular surname or last name for all people (#8523 out of 88799, Top 10%) (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Stetson for boys (2014 statistics).