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pinWhat does Stan mean?

Stan /stan/ as a name for boys is of Old English derivation, and the name Stan means "stony meadow". Stan is an alternate spelling of Stanley (Old English): place name. Stane is a common last name.


Stan has 3 related forms via Stanley: Stanlea, Stanlee and Stanly.

Kreatif forms: Stanne, Stanno. [more]

pinHow popular is Stan?

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 (#27085 out of 150436, Top 18%). (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. in the 1950s, but is not in the list at the moment. (Top Baby Names, 2014)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Stan name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Stan outside U.S.

The only other popular related form of Stan is Stanley (#685 from current records). Other variants, like Stanly, are seldom used. Adoption of these relations of Stan was common among parents 6 decades ago (average #276) and is now much reduced (#842, 78.2% less), with versions such as Stanley falling out of fashion.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Stan, Stanley in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Stanley outside U.S.

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Stan is pronounced similarly to Steen, Stein, Sten and Stone. Other recommended similar baby names are Aitan, Alan, Athan, Ban, Bran, Chan, Cian, Dan, Doan, Ean, Eban, Edan, Egan, Eian, Eitan, Elan, Eran, Etan, Ethan, Ewan, Gian, Gyan, Han, Ian, Idan, Ivan, Jan, Jian, Khan, Kian, Man, Natan, Rian, Roan, Sagan, Sajan, Sal, Sam, Sean, Seton, Shad, Shae, Shai, Shan, Shane, Shann, Shaq, Shaun, Shaw, Shay, Shayn, Sloan, Stana, Stanek, Starr, Stearn, Stefan, Steno, Stern, Stian, Suman, Sven, Swain, Swayn, Swen, Syon, Tan, Twan, Van, Xan and Zan. These names tend to be less commonly used than Stan.