What does Stan mean?
(male) Stad, Stanne, ..
(female) Stae, Stanae, ..
How 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 1920-1929 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)
Popular related forms of Stan are Stanley (#685 from current records) and Stanly. Other variants, like Stanlea, are seldom used. Adoption of these relations of Stan was common among parents a century ago (average #1300) and is now much reduced (#1561, 96.4% less usage), with versions such as Stanley falling out of fashion.
Stan▼ is pronounced similarly to Steen, Stein, Sten and Stone. Other recommended 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.