Baby Name Games

Stephanie February 19, 2007

Filed under: Girls S,Top 100 List — namegames @ 6:35 pm

United States Top 100         Girls

Popularity

  • The name Stephanie was ranked 70 in popularity for girls in the US in 2006.
  • Stephanie ranked 943 in 1896. It slowly increased in popularity and broke into the top 100 at 91 in 1960. It broke into the top 10 at 8 in 1972 and decreased somewhat in popularity before reaching an alltime high of 6 from 1984-1987. It has decreased in popularity ever since and seems to be on its way out.

Reasons for Popularity

  • It offers the nicknames Steph, Stephi and Stevie.
  • It uses the popular “ie” ending for girls’ names.

Meaning

  • Stephanie is a feminine form of Stephan.

Alternate Spellings

Nicknames

  • Steph, Stephy, Steve, Stevie

Is your name Stephanie or did you choose this name for your child? Leave a comment sharing the name’s significance for you.

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