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What does Stanley mean?

Stanley /stan-ley/ as a boys' name is pronounced STAN-lee. It is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Stanley is "stony meadow". Place name. Filmmaker Stanley Kubrick; actor Stanley Tucci.

Associated with: old english, meadow.

Variations

Stanley has 4 variants: Stan, Stanlea, Stanlee and Stanly.

Kreatif forms:
(male) Sadley, Stanney, ..

(female) Stanny, Stansee, ..

How popular is Stanley?

Stanley is a very popular first name for men (#106 out of 1220, Top 9%) and also a very popular last name for all people (#292 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

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Ranking and usage % can show different trends depending on the distribution of names that year.

Displayed below is the baby name history of Stanley for boys. Stanley reached its apex position of #37 in the U.S. during the years 1910-1919, and is at #685 presently. (2014 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Stanley name in U.S.

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

Below is a charted analysis of the statistics of the boy name Stanley and related names. Popular alternative forms of Stanley (#685 a year ago) appearing in the Top 2000 are Stanly and Stan. Adoption of these forms of Stanley was common among parents a century ago (usage of 0.54%) and is now much diminished (usage 0.02%, 96.4% less), with versions like Stan becoming somewhat outmoded.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Stanley, Stan, Stanly in U.S.

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

Similar Names

NAMES LIKE STANLEY

Suggested similar names are Atley, Baxley, Beasley, Blaney, Branley, Brinley, Cailey, Carley, Chancey, Charley, Claney, Cranley, Daley, Darnley, Dawley, Dunnley (see Dunley), Earley, Farnley, Finley, Finnley, Gianney (see Gian), Hagley, Haley, Handley, Hanley, Hayley, Headley, Kaley, Kayley, Kenley, Langley, Manley, Marley, Penley, Radley, Randey, Ransley, Rawley, Sable, Salem, Sammey, Sandey, Sante, Santee, Scanlan, Scanlen (see Scanlon), Sealey, Seeley, Shandey (see Shandy), Shanley, Shannley, Shelley, Sorley, Stacey, Stacy, Stanaway, Stanbery, Stanbury, Stanek, Stannes (see Stanislaus), Stannway (see Stanway), Stanten, Stanway, Stensen, Stepney, Stiles, Stone, Stoner, Stones, Stoney, Sulley, Sunney, Sydney, Tanney and Yancey. These names tend to be less frequently used than Stanley.


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