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Stephanie may not be on the list of the top 10 baby names like it was during the 1970s and 1980s, but it remains one of the most popular names for girls in the United States. It's actually been a beloved name in many English-speaking countries for centuries. Stephanie pairs well with one-syllable middle names and comes with several alternative spellings. From queens and princesses to actresses and athletes, you'll find a number of famous Stephanies throughout history.

Meaning and Origin of the name Stephanie:

Stephanie is a traditional girl's name of Greek origin meaning “crown,” “wreath,” or “garland.”

Stephanie is the female version of the name Stephen. Both were derived from the Greek name Stephanos, which means “crown.”

Symbolism of the name Stephanie:

Stephanie doesn't just mean “crown.” Throughout history, many queens, queen consorts, princesses and duchesses have held the name, ranging from Stephanie, Queen of Navarre in the 11th century to Princess Stéphanie of Monaco, daughter of Grace Kelley and Prince Rainier. For this reason, many people believe the name represents royalty.

Nicknames for the name Stephanie:

The most common nickname for Stephanie is Steph. There are several other options if you want to use a less common nickname. Below is a list we put together of nicknames for Stephanie. This list will help you find the best nickname for your baby girl.

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Emotion evoked from the name Stephanie:

The baby name Stephanie evokes images of a woman who is feminine yet strong and decisive.

Alternative spellings for the name Stephanie:

Popularity of the name Stephanie:

Stephanie is one of those rare names that has been on the list of the top 1,000 baby names in the United States since at least 1900. It even reached the top 10 during the 1970s and 1980s. As of 2020, it's fallen back to number 437, according to the Social Security Administration.

Great middle names for Stephanie and their meanings:

Famous people with the name Stephanie:

  • Stephanie Brown aka Spoiler (DC Comics character)
  • Stephanie Johnson (character on the soap opera “Days of Our Lives”)
  • Stephanie Crawford (character in the book “To Kill a Mockingbird”)
  • Stephanie Tanner (character from the TV show “Full House”)
  • Stephanie Plum (character in the series of books by Janet Evanovich)
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