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Boy Name: Stetson

Name: Stetson
Pronunciation: \s-tet-son, st(e)-tson\
Gender / Sex: boy name boy (Stetson's also a girl name)
Origin: English
Variant forms: Stetcyn, Stettson
Rank as Last Name (Surname, Family Name): 8523


Stetson \s-tet-son, st(e)-tson\ as a boy's name (also used as girl's name Stetson). Possibly (Old English) "Stephen's son". Cowboys of the late 19th century wore the famous Stetson "tengallon" hat, giving this name rakish connotations.

Stetson has 2 variant forms: Stetcyn and Stettson.


Stetson is not a popular first name for men but a very popular surname or last name for both men and women (#8523 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)

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