Istvan
Origin/Usage
Greek, Hungarian
Pronunciation
ISHT-van
Meaning
Man with crown
More info about the name "Istvan"

Istvan is a Hungarian variant of Stephen. Stephen originates in Greek language and means "man with crown". Saint Stephen was the first Christian martyr and later on numerous popes bore this name. It was one of the most popular masculine given names in the United States in the 1960s. Recently its popularity fluctuated. The famous bearers include Stephen King, the American horror fiction writer.

Famous Istvans

Istvan Szabo - film director
Istvan Fekete - author

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