Given Name ISTVÁN

GENDER: Masculine
USAGE: Hungarian
PRONOUNCED: EESHT-van   [details]

Meaning & History

Hungarian form of STEPHEN. This was the name of the first king of Hungary. Ruling in the 11th century, he encouraged the spread of Christianity among his subjects and is considered the patron saint of Hungary.
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Stephanos (Ancient Greek), Stepan (Armenian), Estebe, Eztebe (Basque), Stephen (Biblical), Stephanos (Biblical Greek), Stephanus (Biblical Latin), Stefan (Bulgarian), Esteve (Catalan), Stjepan, Štefan, Stevan, Stevo, Stipan, Stipe, Stipo (Croatian), Štěpán (Czech), Stefan, Steffen (Danish), Stefan, Steffen, Stephan, Stef, Stefanus, Steven (Dutch), Stephen, Ste, Steph, Steve, Steven, Stevie (English), Tapani, Tahvo, Teppo (Finnish), Étienne, Stéphane (French), Estevo (Galician), Stepane (Georgian), Stefan, Stephan (German), Stefanos, Stephanos (Greek), Stefán (Icelandic), Stiofán (Irish), Stefano (Italian), Stefans (Latvian), Steponas (Lithuanian), Steffen (Low German), Stefan (Macedonian), Tipene (Maori), Estienne (Medieval French), Stefan, Steffen (Norwegian), Estève (Occitan), Stefan, Szczepan, Stefek (Polish), Estevão (Portuguese), Ștefan, Fane (Romanian), Stepan (Russian), Steafan, Steaphan, Steenie (Scottish), Stefan, Stevan, Stevo, Stjepan (Serbian), Štefan (Slovak), Štefan (Slovene), Esteban, Estavan (Spanish), Staffan, Stefan (Swedish), Steffan (Welsh)