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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.


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

Kreatif forms: Stanler, Stanney. [more]

pinHow 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)

Displayed below is the baby name history of Stanley for boys. Stanley reached its apex position of #36 in the U.S. during the years 1910-1919, and is at #685 presently. (2014 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 1000 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. The only other popular alternative form of Stanley (#685 a year ago) appearing in the Top 1000 is Stan. Adoption of these forms of Stanley was common among parents during 1950-1959 (usage of 0.724%) and is now much diminished (usage 0.158%, 78.2% less), with the versions Stanley and Stan becoming less stylish.

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

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

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