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.