Stefan

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See also: Štefan, Ștefan, and Stefán

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek στεφανίζω (stephanízō, to crown) & Ancient Greek στέφανος (stéphanos, that which surrounds, crown, wreath).

Proper noun[edit]

Stefan

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

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Danish[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

Proper noun[edit]

Stefan

  1. A male given name, equivalent to English Stephen

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)

Proper noun[edit]

Stefan ?

  1. A male given name, equivalent to English Stephen

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Faroese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

Proper noun[edit]

Stefan m

  1. A male given name, equivalent to English Stephen.

Usage notes[edit]

Patronymics

  • son of Stefan: Stefansson
  • daughter of Stefan: Stefansdóttir

Declension[edit]

Singular
Indefinite
Nominative Stefan
Accusative Stefan
Dative Stefani
Genitive Stefans

German[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin Stephanus.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈʃtɛfan]
  • (file)
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: Ste‧fan

Proper noun[edit]

Stefan

  1. A male given name, equivalent to English Stephen

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Norwegian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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Proper noun[edit]

Stefan

  1. A male given name, equivalent to English Stephen

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Polish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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Stefan m pers

  1. A male given name, equivalent to English Stephen

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Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Vulgate Latin Stephanus, which was first recorded as a Swedish given name in the 12th century. Ultimately of Ancient Greek origin.

Proper noun[edit]

Stefan c (genitive Stefans)

  1. A male given name, equivalent to English Stephen

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References[edit]

  • Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn, Almqvist & Wiksell 1996, →ISBN
  • [1] Statistiska centralbyrån and Sture Allén, Staffan Wåhlin, Förnamnsboken, Norstedts 1995, →ISBN: 71 999 males with the given name tefan living in Sweden on December 31st, 2010, with the frequency peak in the 1960s. Accessed on 19 June 2011.

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