Stefan Name Meaning & Origin

Stefan

Pronunciation: STEH-fahn, steh-FAHN (key)

Origin of the name Stefan:

From the Latin Stephanus, which is from the Greek Stephanos, a name derived from stephanos (a crown, a garland). The name is borne in the Bible by St Stephen, one of the seven chosen to assist the apostles, and the first Christian martyr. Var: Stefan, Stefen, Stefon, Stephan, Stephon, Stevan, Steven, Stevon. Short: Steve.

From A World of Baby Names by Teresa Norman.

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Stefan Edberg, Swedish professional tennis player.
Stefan Zweig, Austrian writer.
Stefan Richter, runner up on Top Chef, Season 5.

All eleven Serbian monarchs of the Royal House of the Nemanjići, reigning between 1166 and 1371, used the name Stefan.

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Stefan Urquelle - Cooler alter ego of Steve Urkel, supernerd.
King Stefan, father of Princess Aurora/Briar Rose in Sleeping Beauty
Stefan is the name of a vampire in The Mercedes Thompson Series books by Patricia Briggs.
Stefan Salvatore is the name of a vampire in The Vampire Diaries books by L.J. Smith and a TV series by the same name

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