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Gender Masculine
Usage Hungarian
Pronounced Pron. EESHT-van
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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.

Related Names

DiminutivesPista, Pisti
Feminine FormStefánia
Other Languages & CulturesStephanos(Ancient Greek) Stepan(Armenian) Estebe, Eztebe(Basque) Stephen(Biblical) Stephanos(Biblical Greek) Stephanus(Biblical Latin) Stefan(Bulgarian) Esteve(Catalan) Stefanu(Corsican) Stjepan, 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, Stevo(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(Spanish) Staffan, Stefan(Swedish) Stepan(Ukrainian) Steffan(Welsh)


Name Days

Hungary: August 20
Hungary: December 26
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