Stefan Family History
Stefan Name Meaning
Romanian and Polish; Slovenian Croatian and Slovak (Štefan): from the personal names Stefan (Romanian Polish) and Štefan (Slovenian Croatian dialect Slovak) from Greek Stephanos Latin Stephanus (see Steven ). American shortened form of various patronymics and other derivatives from the personal names Štefan and Stefan(os) ‘Steven’ e.g. Slovenian Štefančič and Croatian Štefančić (see Stefancic ) Slovak Štefanovič (see Stefanovic ) and Greek Stefanopoulos . Compare Stephan and Steven . German: variant of Stephan .
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press