View Poll Results: Which way should I spell STEFan?

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  1. #6
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    Great name. I would go with Steffan.

  2. #8
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    I think Stefan/Steffan is more likely to get the pronunciation you want in the U.S. For me, Stephen=Steven just because all the Stephen's I know say their names that way.

  3. #10
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    I love Stefan said Stef-an not Steven.. If our surname wasnt Stevens i woudl have used stefan A LONG TIME AGO! :'(
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  4. #12
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    I had a teacher called Steffan. He was Welsh (making the double 'f' necessary lest it be pronounced 'STEV-an'). I vastly prefer it to Stephen (stee-v'n).
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  5. #14
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    I don't particularly care for the name in any variation, but for pronunciation purposes, i think you should spell is Stefan. You may need to coach some people, but i think most of us have run into that one time or another.

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