Greek, feminine variation of Stephen
"garland, crown"

Stephanie Origin and Meaning

The name Stephanie is a girl's name of Greek origin meaning "garland, crown".

Stephanie is the feminine form of Stephen, derived from the Greek name Stephanos, meaning "crown." It’s been the name of several royal women throughout history, including the medieval Stephanie, Queen of Navarre, and Princess Stéphanie of Monaco, the daughter Grace Kelly and Prince Rainier of Monaco. International variations of Stephanie include the German Stefanie, Italian Stefania, and Spanish Estefanía.

Stephanie has had more staying power than most female forms of a boys' 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.

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.

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Stephanie Rank in Nameberry Top 1000

Stephanie Popularity

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Famous People Named Stephanie

  • Stephanie Josepha Friederike Wilhelmine Antonia of HohenzollernSigmaringen, Queen consort of Peter V of Portugal
  • Stephanie or EstefaniaQueen consort of GarcĂ­a Sánchez III of Navarre
  • StĂ©phanie Marie Elisabeth GrimaldiPrincess of Monaco
  • Stephanie Michelle SeymourAmerican supermodel
  • StĂ©phanie Marie Claudine Christine de LannoyHereditary Grand Duchess of Luxembourg
  • StĂ©phanie Louise Adrienne de BeauharnaisGrand Duchess Consort of Karl of Baden
  • Stephanie "Tiffany" Young Hwangsinger of South Korean girl group Girls' Generation
  • StĂ©phanie FĂ©licitĂ© du Crest de SaintAubin, Comtesse de Genlis, French children's author and harpist
  • Stephanie Janette BlockAmerican actress
  • Stephanie Lynn "Stevie" NicksAmerican lead singer of band Fleetood Mac
  • Stephanie ZimbalistAmerican actress
  • Stephanie CleoughAmerican actress
  • Stephanie BeachamEnglish actress
  • (Patricia) Stephanie ColeEnglish actress
  • Stephanie McMahon LevesqueAmerican professional wrestler and businesswoman
  • Stephanie HirstEnglish TV presenter
  • Stephanie Tubbs JonesU.S. Congresswoman from Ohio
  • Stephanie Louise KwolekAmerican chemist; inventor of Kevlar
  • StĂ©phanie LapointeCanadian singer
  • Stephanie Kim (Bokyung), South Korean singer of group The Grace
  • Stephanie Caroline MarchAmerican actress
  • Stephanie Joanne WhiteAmerican basketball player and coach
  • Stephanie Diana WilsonAmerican astronaut
  • Stephanie A. RomanovAmerican actress
  • Stephanie MillsAmerican R&B singer and actress
  • Stephanie McIntoshAustralian actress
  • Stephanie Jo "Steph" McMichaelEnglish reality TV personality ("Big Brother")
  • Stefanie KloĂźGerman singer of band Silbermond
  • Stephanie Leanne FearonEnglish actress
  • Stephanie DosenAmerican singer,songwriter of band Snowbird
  • Stephanie BlytheAmerican mezzo soprano
  • Stephanie RuPhan Sheh, American voice actress
  • Stephanie TopalianJapanese/Armenian,American singer,songwriter and actress
  • Stephanie Marie Herseth SandlinU.S. Congresswoman from South Dakota
  • Stephanie McCaffreyAmerican soccer player
  • Stephanie Claire "Steph" SmithAustralian model
  • Stephanie Lynn Marie LabbĂ©Canadian soccer player
  • StephanieElise "Steph" Catley, Australian soccer player
  • Stephanie Renee CoxMexican,American retired soccer player
  • Stephanie Jayne "Steph" HoughtonEnglish football player
  • Stephanie Marie Del VallePuerto Rican beauty queen; Miss World 2016
  • Stephanie Branton (b. 1990) model and the Playboy Playmate of the Month for September 2014

Stephanie in Pop Culture

  • Stephanie Plummain character in novels by Janet Evanovich and film "One for the Money"
  • Stephanie Judith Tannermiddle child on TV's "Full House"
  • Stephanie Brownfourth Robin and third Batgirl in the Batman comics
  • Stephanie Holdencharacter on TV's "Baywatch"
  • Stephaniecharacter on animated series "Lazy Town"
  • Stephanie Zinonecharacter in movie "Grease 2"
  • Stephanie Ward (Stephanie Smothers in film adapation)character in "A Simple Favor"
  • Stephanie "Stevie" Lakecharacter in the Saddle Club Books and TV show
  • Miss Stephanie Crawforda character in book/film "To Kill a Mockingbird"
  • Countess Stephanie Woronskicharacter in G. A. Henty's Through Russian Snows
  • Stephanie Palmercharacter in novel "The Nest"
  • Stephanie Jo "Steph" Scullycharacter on Australian soap "Neighbours"
  • Stephanie Douglas Forrestercharacter on American soap "The Bold and the Beautiful"
  • Stephanie "Steffy" Forrestercharacter on American soap "The Bold and the Beautiful"
  • Stephanie Johnsoncharacter on American soap "Days of our Lives"
  • Stephanie Powella character on TV's "No Ordinary Family"
  • Stephanie Specka character in the film "Short Circuit"
  • Stephanie Vandergosha character in the film "Better Luck Tomorrow"
  • Stephanie Vanderkellencharacter on TV's "Newhart"
  • Stephanie Lockyer and Stephanie Heffernancharacter sin the film Cyberbully
  • "Stephanie" song by Buckingham Nicks
  • Stephanie Stevensona character in the film Sinister
  • Stephaniea LEGO Friends character
  • Stephanie Knightleigha character in Nicktoon's animated series "Edgar and Ellen"