Spanish variation of Stephen, Greek
"garland, crown"

Esteban Origin and Meaning

The name Esteban is a boy's name of Spanish origin meaning "garland, crown".

One of several Latino favorites on U. S. popularity list, Esteban sounds solid and strong. Esteban has ranked among the US Top 500 names for boys for half a century now, making it a familiar name that successfully crosses cultures.

Unlike some Spanish names, Esteban does not connect immediately for English speakers with Stephen, perhaps because of the different first letter. But if you say both names out loud, you can hear the relationship.

# 431 in the US

Esteban Rank in US Top 1000

Esteban Popularity

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Famous People Named Esteban

  • Esteban OconFrench racing driver
  • Esteban Antonio Loaiza (Veyna)Mexican baseball player
  • Esteban Efraín Paredes (Quintanilla)Chilean footballer
  • Esteban Vigo (Benítez)Spanish footballer
  • Esteban Manuel Gutiérrez (Gutiérrez)Mexican racing driver
  • Esteban Matías Cambiasso (Deleau)Argentine footballer

Esteban in Pop Culture

  • Esteban Julio Ricardo Montoya De La Rosa Ramirezbellboy on TV's "Suite Life of Zack & Cody"
  • Estebancharacter on TV's "Elena of Avalor"
  • Estebancharacter in Madeleine L'Engle's "Troubling a Star"

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