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What does Stone mean?

Stone Pronunciation of Stone [stone] as a name for boys is of English derivation, and the name Stone means "stone". Stone is an alternate spelling of Stoney (English): variant based on the word "stone".

Associated with: stone (rock).


2 related forms via Stoney: Stoner and Stones.

Creative forms:
(male) Stonet, Stose, ..

(female) Stony, Stose, ..

Middle name pairings:
Stone Chester (S.C.), ..

How popular is Stone?

Stone is an unusual given name for males but a very prominent last name for all people (#162 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Stone entered the list in 1993 and reached its highest position of #623 in the U.S. in the year 1997, and is at #1195 presently. (2015 Birth Statistics)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. The only other popular varying form of Stone (#1195 from current records) rated in the Top 2000 is Stoney. These relations of Stone were at the height of their popularity in 1999 (adoption of 0.02%) and are somewhat less widespread today (adoption 0.01%, 46%).

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Stone, Stoney in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Stone and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Stone is pronounced similarly to Stan, Steen, Stein and Sten. Other suggested similar names are Antone, Boone, Leone, Ottone, Roone, Seton, Shane, Shonn, Signe, Simone, Sion, Sloane, Stana, Stanek, Steno, Sterne, Steve, Storm, Strong and Syon. These names tend to be more commonly used than Stone.

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