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Gender: F Meaning of Stephanie: "garland, crown" Origin of Stephanie: Greek, feminine variation of Stephen Stephanie's Popularity in 2014: #205

Stephanie has had more staying power than most female forms of a boy's name, managing to be feminine without being frilly, and having had a long run of popularity. In the 1970s and 1980s, Stephanie was Top 20 name, but has gradually faded to its present 205th position.

The variantly spelled Stephenie Meyer gained fame as the author of the Twilight franchise, the tennis player Steffi Graf was born Stefanie, so there are obviously lots of variations on this name. Singer Stevie Nicks has the conventional spelling of Stephanie on her birth certificate. Stephanie Plum is the protagonist of the eponymous books by Janet Evanovich.

Famous People Named Stephanie

Stephanie Joanne Angelina Germanotta, real name of Lady Gaga
Stephanie "Tiffany" Young Hwang, singer of South Korean girl group Girls' Generation
Stephanie "Stevie" Nicks, singer and former member of the band Fleetood Mac
Stephanie Cleough, American actress
Stephanie McMahon Levesque, American professional wrestler and businesswoman

Pop Culture References for the name Stephanie

Stephanie Plum, main character in the Stephanie Plum books by Janet Evanovich and the movie
Stephanie Judith Tanner, middle child on TV's "Full House"
Stephanie Brown, fourth Robin and third Batgirl from DC'S Batman comics
Stephanie Holden, character on "Baywatch"
Stephanie, character from TV show "Lazy Town"
Stephanie Zinone, from the movie "Grease 2"
Stephanie "Stevie" Lake, from the Saddle Club Books and TV show
Miss Stephanie Crawford, a character in To Kill a Mockingbird
Countess Stephanie Woronski, character in G. A. Henty's Through Russian Snows
Stephanie Palmer, character in novel "The Nest"