Stephan

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Male Male Name

Usage

Sweden Swedish
Denmark Danish
Norway Norwegian
Finland Finnish

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Origin and Meaning

Short form of Stephanus [1] [2] [3] [4]

Related Names

See Stephanus

Patronyms [What's That?]

Male

Stephansen Denmark

Female

Stephansdatter Denmark

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Stephan
Genitive: Stephans
Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Stephan
Genitive: Stephanin
Partitive: Stephania
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Stephan
Genitive: Stephans
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Stephan
Genitive: Stephans

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

  • Denmark: appears in the baptism registers of Skast herred (Næsbjerg, Øse, Fåborg, Grimstrup, Årre) in the period 1706-1710 [5]
  • Iceland: Officially rejected as a given name on 4 November 2003 [6]

Strongest Period of Usage

Statistics

Name Count per Country (What's this?)

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Country
Commonness
Commonness
Total Female ♀ Male ♂
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
Sweden Sweden[7]
996 1622 0 4 996 1618
Denmark Denmark[8]
905
n.a.
0
n.a.
905
n.a.
Norway Norway[9]
497
n.a.
0
n.a.
497
n.a.
Finland Finland[10]
n.a.
398 0 0
n.a.
398
Iceland Iceland[11]
11 13
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
Greenland Greenland[12]
0 0
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
  #: count of main first name only
  &: count of both main and additional first names
Name counts are approximate as statistics normally is not published
for names given to less than 3 or 5 persons per country.

 

No recent statistics trend found in databases for Stephan.


References

  1. Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  2. 2.0 2.1 Eva Brylla: Förnamn i Sverige (2004)
  3. 3.0 3.1 Eva Villarsen Meldgaard: Den store navnebog (2004)
  4. 4.0 4.1 Gulbrand Alhaug: 10 001 navn - Norsk fornavnleksikon (2011)
  5. Eva Villarsen Meldgaard: Sydvestjysk navneskik gennem 300 år (1965)
  6. Mannanafnaskrá at island.is, http://www.island.is
  7. Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  8. Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  9. Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  10. Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  11. Hagstofa Íslands, National statistics office of Iceland, http://www.hagstofan.is/
  12. Grønlands Statistik, Statistics office of Greenland, http://www.stat.gl/