Gender: Masculine
Origin: Bulgarian/Serbian
Meaning: “to stand; to stay.”

The name is derived from the Slavic element, стоя (stoya) meaning, “to stand; to stay.”

Other forms of the name include:

  • Stojan Стојан (Macedonian/Serbian/Slovene)

Feminine forms are the Bulgarian Stoyanka Стоянка and the Macedonian/Serbian/Slovene Stojana.

The designated name-day in Bulgaria is May 21.


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