Meaning and Name Origin
Stan is a very prominent first name for men (#550 out of 1220, Top 45%) and also a very prominent last name for all people (#34662 out of 88799, Top 39%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Presented below is the baby name popularity of Stan for boys. Stan was first listed in 1930-1939 and reached its highest position of #483 in the U.S. during the years 1950-1959, but is not in the list at the moment. (Top 1000 Baby Names Records, 2014)
Shown below is an analysis of the popularity of the boy name Stan and affiliated names. The only other popular related form of Stan is Stanley (#685 the previous year). Adoption of these boy names reached its highest during the years 1950-1959 and is now much lower, with the versions Stanley and Stan becoming less fashionable. (Top 1000 Baby Names Records, 2014)
Stan▼ is pronounced similarly to Steen, Stein, Sten and Stone▼. Other recommended similar baby names are Etan, Sean▲, Seton, Shan, Stana, Steno and Stian. These names tend to be less commonly used than Stan.