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Popularity Over Time: How Many Boys Have Been Named Stefan
This chart illustrates how many Boys were named Stefan in the U.S. since 1880.
A few facts about the boy's name Stefan:
Records indicate that 17,050 boys in the United States have been named Stefan since 1880.
The greatest number of people were given this name in 1991, when 720 people in the U.S. were given the name Stefan. Those people are now 26 years old.
So ... how do we know this stuff? Baby Names Hub identifies trends by analyzing vast amounts of data made available by the U.S. government and other public sources. This data, including social security statistics, provides detailed information on baby name popularity and trends in the United States.
Comments about the name Stefan
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5 Positive Comments
"Love it! I first heard the name when Swedish tennis player, Stefan Edberg, was in the sports news. It's my son's name." Apr. 7, 2017:
"unique name from everyone else cause rarely anyone around my area spells or pronounces my name right" Feb. 2, 2017:
"nobody can spell it. nobody can pronounce it. everyone can remember it though, and i'm the only one around" Aug. 20, 2012:
"In German and Scandinavian countries, where it is quite common, the emphasis is on the first syllable: stEf-an. Turning the St- into Sht- or Scht- outside of Germany would be pretentious." May. 8, 2008:
"this is my cousins name. it is pronounced STEPH-ON
i like it" Jun. 24, 2006:
1 Negative Comment
"It is pronounced ShtE-fuhn. The name is very common in Germany and in Scandinavian countries." Mar. 9, 2007:
3 Neutral Comments
"This name has Two acceptable pronunciations STeF-ən/STə-Fahn. It also has jurisdiction over both Spellings more so over the alike vowel system merely making them Similar names as the "Stephan" spelling is. It is also a social requirement of "STEVen" ph'ers "Stephen" to know text key pronunciations." Oct. 1, 2017:
"it's actually supossed to be pronounced Schte-fAhn" Sep. 29, 2006:
"ok, because some pronounce it stefAn instead of stEfan, and that really annoys me" Sep. 13, 2005:
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