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 and 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 playe, 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
  • Fictional characters: King Stefan in the 1959 Disney animated film “Sleeping Beauty”, Stefan Salvatore in “The Vampire Diaries” TV series, Stefan DiMera in the soap opera “Days of Our Lives” and Stefan Urquelle from the show “Family Matters”

Alternate spelling of Stefan

Steffan Stepan Stephan Stevan

Stefan in the categories

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Name Statistic: Stefan is ranked #2092 overall ↑ 21

  • 🇦🇹 Austria: 524 ↑ 27
  • 🇦🇺 Australia: 1769 ↑ 18
  • 🇧🇪 Belgium: 2350 ↑ 53
  • 🇨🇦 Canada: 3094 ↑↑ 234
  • 🇨🇭 Switzerland: 2833 ↑↑ 124
  • 🇩🇪 Germany: 1991 ↑ 5
  • 🇩🇰 Denmark: 1794 ↑ 72
  • 🇪🇸 Spain: 971 ↓ -41
  • 🇫🇮 Finland: 1076 ↓↓ -400
  • 🇫🇷 France: 1746 ↓ -40
  • 🇬🇧 Great Britain: 1910 ↑ 19
  • 🇮🇪 Ireland: 2337 ↓↓ -166
  • 🇱🇮 Liechtenstein: 9166 ↑ 32
  • 🇳🇱 Netherlands: 1187 ↑ 11
  • 🇳🇴 Norway: 1021 ↑ 77
  • 🇳🇿 New Zealand: 2946 ↓↓ -351
  • 🇵🇹 Portugal: 804 ↓ -62
  • 🇸🇪 Sweden: 1780 ↑↑ 206
  • 🇺🇸 United States: 1117 ↑ 10

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