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What does Stanly mean?

Stanly Pronunciation of Stanly [stan-ly] as a name for boys is an Old English name, and the meaning of Stanly is "stony meadow". Stanly is an alternate spelling of Stanley (Old English): place name.

Associated with: old english, meadow.


Stanly has 2 variants: Stanlea and Stanlee.

1 more relation via Stanley: Stan.

Creative forms:
(male) Shanly, Standy, ..

(female) Stanby, Stansy, ..

Middle name pairings:
Stanly Gonzalo (S.G.), ..

How popular is Stanly?

Stanly is an uncommon given name for men but a very popular last name for both adults and children (#49563 out of 150436, Top 33%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Stanly entered the list in 1910-1919 and reached its apex position of #1863 in the U.S. then, but is not found in the list at the moment. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Popular varying forms of Stanly appearing in the Top 2000 are Stan and Stanley (#688 the previous year). Other variants, like Stanlea, are seldom used. Adoption of these forms of Stanly was at its peak 105 years ago (median #1300) and has become much diminished since, with forms like Stanley becoming less in vogue.

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

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

Similar Names

Recommended names are Baily, Bradly, Branly, Brinly, Carly, Charly, Coakly (see Coakley), Cranly (see Cranley), Daily, Daly, Denly, Farly, Farnly (see Farnley), Grantly, Hadly, Hagly, Hanly, Harly, Hawly, Hernly, Kenly, Manly, Marly, Nataly, Pauly, Peasly, Sable, Sail, Sandy, Sanjay, Savoy, Scanlon, Sean, Searle, Shan, Shandy, Shanen, Shanley, Shannley, Shanon, Shay, Shelly, Sicily, Sidney, Signy, Sivney, Skelly, Sparky, Stacey, Stacie, Stacy, Stana, Stanbery, Stanbury, Stanek, Stannes (see Stanislaus), Stannway (see Stanway), Stanten, Stanway, Stanwyck, Stark, Starke, Stasio, Sten, Stepney, Stepny, Sterlyn, Stian, Stone, Stoner, Stones, Stoney, Sully, Sunny and Sydney. These names tend to be more frequently used than Stanly.

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