Name Stephan Origin, meaning, pronunciation & popularity of the name Stephan


Stephan is a ♂ boy’s name.

Origin of the name Stephan

Stephan is a Dutch and German variant of the name Stephen, which derived from the ancient Greek name Stéphanos (Στέφανος).

What is the meaning of the name Stephan?

Stephan means “crown”, “wreath” or “garland” and by extension “honor”, “reward”, “fame” or “renown” (from ancient Greek “stéphanos/στέφᾰνος” = crown/wreath/garland or “stéphein/στέφειν” = to wreathe/to encircle).

Pronunciation of Stephan

Name Days of Stephan

and by extension 'reward, honor, renown, fame'

Notable people with the name

  • Bishops and theologians: Stephan Alexander Würdtwein (1719 – 1796), German theologian · Stephan Bodecker (1384 – 1459), bishop of Brandenburg · Stephan Ackermann (born 1963), German Catholic bishop
  • Athletes: Stephan Eberharter (born 1969), Austrian ski racer · Stephan Beeharry (born 1975), Mauritian badminton player · Stephan Andrist (born 1987), Swiss footballer · Stephan Kofi Ambrosius (born 1998), German footballer · Stephan Bonnar (born 1977), American wrestler · Stephan Andersen (born 1981), Danish footballer
  • Artists, musicians and actors: Stephan Remmler (born 1946), German musician · Stephan Brenninkmeijer (born 1964), Dutch film director · Stephan Jenkins (born 1964), American musician · Stephan Pastis (born 1968), American cartoonist
  • Other bearers of the name: Stephan Endlicher (1804 – 1849), Austrian botanist · Stephan Körner (1913 – 2000), British philosopher · Stephan R. Epstein (1960 – 2007), British economic historian

Variants of the name Stephan

Stefan Steffan Stepan Stevan

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Popularity of the name Stephan

The name Stephan is ranked #2623 overall.

Stephan in the Top 50 Names

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