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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Stefan

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  1. A surname of German or Austrian origin, derived from the given name Stefan.
  2. A crater on the far side of the moon.

Stefan was also found in the following language(s): Danish, Dutch, Faroese, German, Norwegian, and Swedish

Notable Persons Named Stefan

Stefán Karl Stefánsson is a stage and film actor. Stefán was born on July 10th, 1975 in Hafnarfjörður.

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Stefan Molyneux is a public speaker, host of freedomain radio, and podcast. He holds the title The Greatest Gift in the Entire Universe. Stefan was given the name Stefan Basil Molyneux on September 24th, 1966 in Athlone.

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Redfoo is a rapper, dancer, record producer, dj, and singer. Redfoo was given the name Stefan Kendal Gordy by his parent Berry Gordy on September 3rd, 1975 in Los Angeles, California, U.S.

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Stefan Zweig was a novelist, playwright, journalist, and biographer. Stefan was born on November 28th, 1881 in Vienna. He breathed his last breath on February 22nd, 1942.

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Stefan was born on February 18th, 1988 in Beverwijk.

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MC Ride is a hip hop music and experimental hip hop rapping and visual arts. He was most prominent from 1990 to present. MC was given the name Stefan Corbin Burnett on May 10th, 1978. MC is also known as MxlPlx.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Stefan

Patrik Štefan is a hockey player. He was most prominent from 1996 to 2007. Patrik was born on September 16th, 1980 in Příbram.

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Prince Stefan is an actor and model. His ongoing career started in 2006. Prince was given the name Stephan Andrei Anlocotan on February 13th, 1989 in Iloilo City. Prince is also known as Onyx and Kuya Stef.

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He holds the title Prince of Tuscany, Archduke and Imperial Prince of Austria, Royal Prince of Hungary, and Bohemia. Archduke was born as the child of Archduke Anton of Austria and Princess Ileana of Romania on August 15th, 1932 in Mödling. He passed away on November 12th, 1998.

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Josef Stefan was a scientist in the field of physicist. Josef was born on March 24th, 1835 in St. Peter , Austrian Empire. He left this life on January 7th, 1893.

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Oleg was born on September 7th, 1959 in Donetsk.

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Ivan Stefan is a monarch. He holds the title Tsar of Bulgaria and Tsar (Emperor) of Bulgaria. He was most prominent from 1330 to 1331.

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How popular is the baby name Stefan in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1910 7 0 7
1911 5 0 5
1912 7 0 7
1913 9 0 9
1914 8 0 8
1915 12 0 12
1916 13 0 13
1917 20 0 20
1918 22 0 22
1919 12 0 12
1920 20 0 20
1921 10 0 10
1922 8 0 8
1923 9 0 9
1924 12 0 12
1925 8 0 8
1926 14 0 14
1927 8 0 8
1928 6 0 6
1929 8 0 8
1931 7 0 7
1933 7 0 7
1934 6 0 6
1935 9 0 9
1936 12 0 12
1937 6 0 6
1938 15 0 15
1939 16 0 16
1940 7 0 7
1941 9 0 9
1942 22 0 22
1943 18 0 18
1944 28 0 28
1945 21 0 21
1946 23 0 23
1947 41 0 41
1948 40 0 40
1949 53 0 53
1950 53 0 53
1951 60 0 60
1952 60 0 60
1953 59 0 59
1954 62 0 62
1955 57 0 57
1956 88 0 88
1957 63 0 63
1958 56 0 56
1959 92 0 92
1960 133 0 133
1961 154 0 154
1962 177 0 177
1963 185 0 185
1964 138 0 138
1965 154 0 154
1966 140 0 140
1967 177 0 177
1968 164 0 164
1969 218 0 218
1970 321 0 321
1971 257 0 257
1972 256 0 256
1973 252 0 252
1974 220 0 220
1975 220 0 220
1976 208 0 208
1977 232 5 227
1978 219 0 219
1979 204 0 204
1980 235 0 235
1981 229 0 229
1982 255 0 255
1983 256 0 256
1984 338 0 338
1985 436 13 423
1986 497 7 490
1987 520 6 514
1988 606 0 606
1989 673 5 668
1990 639 0 639
1991 725 6 719
1992 613 0 613
1993 601 0 601
1994 587 0 587
1995 529 0 529
1996 455 0 455
1997 503 0 503
1998 390 0 390
1999 362 0 362
2000 360 0 360
2001 304 0 304
2002 283 0 283
2003 274 0 274
2004 227 0 227
2005 241 0 241
2006 223 0 223
2007 212 0 212
2008 193 0 193
2009 202 0 202
2010 240 0 240
2011 237 0 237
2012 216 0 216
2013 256 0 256
2014 260 0 260
2015 291 0 291
2016 264 0 264
2017 312 0 312

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Popularity of Stefan as a first name

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Popularity of Stefan as a last name

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Common last names for Stefan

  • Nowak
  • Schmidt
  • Kowalski
  • Lewandowski
  • Zajac
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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Stefan U.S.
  White 93.49% 64.26%
  African American 0.96% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.63% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.99% 16.26%

Of Last Name Stefan

People with the last name Stefan are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Stefan

  • How Popular is the name Stefan? Stefan is the 1,711th most popular name of all time. As a last name Stefan was the 10,628th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Stefan have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 19,281 babies born with the first name Stefan in the United States. That's more than enough people named Stefan to occupy the territory of Cook Islands (New Zealand) with an estimated population of 17,791 (as of December 1, 2011).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Stefan? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1910 when it was given as a first name to 7 new born babies.
  • When was Stefan first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Stefan is Monday, July 31st, 1871.
  • What year had the most people named Stefan born? The highest recorded use of the first name Stefan was in 1991 with a total of 719 babies.
  • Random Stefan Factoid: According to the 1992 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Stefan is not a popular baby boy's name in Texas. Imagine that, only 39 babies in Texas have the same name as you in 1992.
  • Weird things about the name Stefan: Your name in reverse order is Nafets. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Esnatf. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Stefan? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 3,013 people with the last name Stefan.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Stefan? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 1 of them will have Stefan as their last name.

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