- 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.
- Stephanie is a feminine form of Stephan.
- Steph, Stephy, Steve, Stevie
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