Stefan

Stefan - A very unique male name



  Jan 22,2017      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Stefan appeared on the charts for the first time in 1935 on position #1690. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Stefan and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Stefan? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Stefan. The baby boy name Stefan was given to 166 baby boys in 2012, ranking #930 on the national boy baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 9,886 baby boys were given this name - making this a very unique male name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Stefan peaked in popularity 26 years ago in 1991 on position 337.



Famous with this name

Stefan Lessard
Stefan Rydel
Stefan Büdenbender


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Stefan is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Stefan is currently topping the baby name charts in Connecticut at position #467 - and is the least popular in Ohio at position #1,331.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Stefan is where you live.


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Stefan origin and meaning

Stefan is a 6 letter name with 2 syllables. We couldn't find any information about what this name means. To see famous people named Stefan, pop culture references for the name Stefan and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Stefan

We've found the following names that sound similar to Stefan, sorted by popularity.

Steven / Stephen / Stephan / Stephon / Stevan / Stefano / Stephanie / Stefon / Stevens / Steffan /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
2012930
2011889
2010874
2009963
2008976
2007986
2006876
2005793
2004778
2003704
2002656
2001629
2000574
1999551
1998532
1997448
1996475
1995434
1994390
1993399
1992381
1991337
1990366
1989347
1988346
1987378
1986381
1985414
1984448
1983539
1982557
1981573
1980591
1979582
1978587
1977568
1976589
1975541
1974554
1973497
1972508
1971512
1970465
1969539
1968605
1967573
1966617
1965617
1964654
1963574
1962586
1961656
1960711
1959778
19581023
1957931
1956759
1955989
1954892
1953906
1952917
1951881
1950964
1949913
19481050
19471129
19461671
19451390
19441601
19431370
19421156
19391602
19351690

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Connecticut467
Pennsylvania592
Arizona613
Virginia624
Colorado710
Illinois717
Wisconsin756
New York767
Florida786
Washington801
California938
Texas1053
New Jersey1077
Michigan1160
Georgia1186
Ohio1331

Even more about Stefan


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Stefan a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique male name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Stefan?

2 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
1991
Peak year
Male


Popularity Score™

Name Stefan
Gender Male
Popularity 1 in 9,886
Letter count 6
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1935
2012 births +166

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