Usage: Stefan, of Breton origin, is a very popular first name. It is more often used as a boy (male) name.
People having the name Stefan are in general originating from Austria, Belgium, Denmark, France, Germany, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Serbia, Sweden, Switzerland, United Kingdom, United States of America.
For another variant of the name Stefan across the world, see Stephen, Stefán.
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N.B. Sometimes it happens that another name has the same meaning. There is nothing surprising in this: both names have the same origin or the same numbers of numerology.
The Growth number corresponding to this first name is 2.
Qualities: Diplomatic, Sensitive
Ruling planet: Moon
Colors: Green, Cream
Gemstones: Pearl, Jade, Moonstone
The name Stefan is ranked on the 563rd position of the most used names. It means that this name is very frequently used.
We estimate that there are at least 1035700 persons in the world having this name which is around 0.015% of the population. The name Stefan has six characters. It means that it is relatively medium-length, compared to the other names in our database.
The graph below represents the number of people who were given the name Stefan for each year since 1900 in the U.S.A.:
The name day of Stefan is 26 December.
History and Origin
Stefán is a common first name in Iceland.
According to Icelandic custom, people are generally referred to by first and middle names and patronyms are used if disambiguation is required.
Stefán is the Icelandic version of the Greek name Stephanos (English Stephen) with the original meaning being crown or wreath. The name is a frequently given name in Iceland. In 2002, it was ranked ninth after Kristján and before Jóhann.
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