Stefan

♂ Name Stefan – origin, meaning & pronunciation of the name Stefan

Stefan is a ♂ male name.

Origin of Stefan

Stefan is a variant of the name Stephen, which originally derived from the Greek name Stephanos (Στέφανος). It is a popular name in e.g. Germany, Scandinavia, the Netherlands or Poland.

Meaning of Stefan

Stefan means “crown” and “wreath” (from Greek “stéphanos/στέϕανος” = crown/wreath or “stéphein/στέφειν” = to wreathe/to encircle).

Pronunciation of Stefan

Name Day

  • 26th December: Saint Stephen, first martyr of the Christian Church (c. 5 – c. † 34 AD)

Name bearer

  • Royalty: Stefan Dragutin (died 1316), King of Serbia · Stefan Uroš V. (1337 – 1371), Serbian tsar · Stefan II Crnojević (1496 1499), lord of Zeta · Stefan Tomsa (1563 – 1564), Prince of Moldova
  • Athletes: Stefan Edberg (born 1966), Swedish tennis player · Stefan Effenberg (born 1968), German footballer · Stefan Nystrand (born 1981), Swedish swimmer · Stefan Schumacher (born 1981), German road racing cyclist · Stefan Kießling (born 1984), German footballer · Stefan Marković (born 1988), Serbian basketball player · Stefan Bradl (born 1989), German motorcycle racer · Stefan Jović (born 1990), Serbian basketball player · Stefan Johansen (born 1991), Norwegian footballer · Stefan de Vrij (born 1992), Dutch footballer
  • Artists, musicians and actors: Stefan Łodwigowski (1815 – 1895), Polish composer · Stefan Frenkel (1902 – 1979), American violinist · Stefan Keller (born 1961), Swiss flute player · Stefan Ruzowitzky (born 1961), Austrian film director · Stefan Raab (born 1966), German entertainer, comedian, musician and TV host · Stefan Andersson (born 1967) · Swedish singer-songwriter · Stefan Olsdal (born 1974), Swedish rock guitarist · Stefan Burnett (born 1978), American musician · Stefan William (born 1993), Indonesian actor
  • Others: Stefan Zweig (1881 – 1942), Austrian novelist · Stefan Banach (1892 – 1945), Polish mathematician · Stefan Brink (born 1952), Swedish philologist · Stefan Hell (born 1962), German physicist · Stefan Mappus (born 1966), German politician · Stefan Wallin (born 1967), Swedish-Finnish politician

Alternate spelling of Stefan

Steffan Stepan Stephan Stevan

Stefan in the categories

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Name Statistic: Stefan is ranked #2134 overall ↓ -21

  • 🇦🇹 Austria: 535 ↑ 16
  • 🇦🇺 Australia: 1891 ↓↓ -104
  • 🇧🇪 Belgium: 2656 ↓↓ -253
  • 🇨🇦 Canada: 3242 ↑ 86
  • 🇨🇭 Switzerland: 2931 ↑ 26
  • 🇩🇪 Germany: 2029 ↓ -33
  • 🇩🇰 Denmark: 1837 ↑ 29
  • 🇪🇸 Spain: 979 ↓ -49
  • 🇫🇮 Finland: 1153 ↓↓ -477
  • 🇫🇷 France: 1834 ↓↓ -128
  • 🇬🇧 Great Britain: 1940 ↓ -11
  • 🇮🇪 Ireland: 2534 ↓↓ -363
  • 🇱🇮 Liechtenstein: 8986 ↑↑ 212
  • 🇳🇱 Netherlands: 1231 ↓ -33
  • 🇳🇴 Norway: 951 ↑↑ 147
  • 🇳🇿 New Zealand: 3430 ↓↓ -835
  • 🇵🇹 Portugal: 339 ↑↑ 403
  • 🇸🇪 Sweden: 1932 ↑ 54
  • 🇺🇸 United States: 1163 ↓ -36

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