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Stefan Name Meaning

Name

Stefan

   
Pronounciation
STEH Fahn, SHTE-fahn

Meaning of Stefan

Crown, Garland

Stefan Name Origin

Swedish
It derived from stephanos (a crown, a garland). The name is borne in the Bible by St Stephen, one of the seven chosen to assist the apostles, and the first Christian martyr.
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Joseph Stefan (March 24, 1835 – January 7, 1893) was a physicist, mathematician and poet of Slovene mother tongue and Austrian citizenship. It derived from stephanos (a crown, a garland). The name is borne in the Bible by St Stephen, one of the seven chosen to assist the apostles, and the first Christian martyr. From the Latin Stephanus, which is from the Greek Stephanos, a name derived from stephanos (a crown, a garland). The name is borne in the Bible by St Stephen, one of the seven chosen to assist the apostles, and the first Christian martyr
Stefan Name also appears in following Origin(s): Greek, Russian, Swedish, Polish, Scandinavian, Slavic, Dutch, Polish, German, Romanian, Bulgarian, Serbian
Stefan also appears in following countries/origins/languages: American, Australian, Chinese, Czechoslovakian, Danish
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Stefan Giglio
is a professional football Maltese international midfielder who currently plays for Valletta in the Maltese Premier League, having joined from Sliema Wanderers.
Joseph Stefan
was a physicist, mathematician and poet of Slovene mother tongue and Austrian citizenship.After having graduated top of his class in high school he briefly considered joining the Benedictine order but his great interest in physics prevailed. He left for Vienna in 1853 to study mathematics and physics. His professor of physics in gymnasium was Karel Robida who wrote the first Slovene physics textbook. Stefan then graduated in mathematics and physics at the University of Vienna in 1857. During his student years, he also wrote and published a number of poems in Slovene. He taught physics at the University of Vienna, was Director of the Physical Institute from 1866, Vice-President of the Vienna Academy of Sciences and member of several scientific institutions in Europe.
 
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Meaning of Stefan in Swedish origin/culture for Boy name with history and fame details.