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What does Stoney mean?

Stoney Pronunciation of Stoney [stoney] as a boys' name is pronounced STOH-nee. It is of English origin, and the meaning of Stoney is "stone". Nickname based on the word "stone".

Associated with: stone (rock).


Stoney has 3 variants: Stone, Stoner and Stones.

Creative forms:
(male) Ston, ..

(female) Stoan, Stona, ..

Middle name pairings:
Stoney Oscar (S.O.), ..

How popular is Stoney?

Stoney is an unusual first name for males but a very prominent surname for all people (#19376 out of 150436, Top 13%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Stoney was first listed in 1940-1949 and reached its highest rank of #832 in the U.S. in the 1960s, but is not in the Top 1000 currently. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its variant forms and related boy names. Stone (#1195 via latest list) is the only other prominent varying form of Stoney listed in the Top 2000. These relations of Stoney were favored as birth names in 1999 (adoption of 0.02%) and are somewhat less widespread today (adoption 0.01%, 46%).

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

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

Similar Names

Stoney is alike in pronunciation to Stana, Stanway and Steno. Other recommended names are Adney, Anthoney, Antoney, Atley, Birney, Burney, Chaney, Cobey, Codey, Coley, Coney, Corney, Cydney, Dontey, Joey, Kenney, Kinney, Kobey, Kodey, Korey, Owney, Pittney (see Pitney), Roley, Rooney, Rorey, Rowney, Sandey, Sandy, Seton, Shandey (see Shandy), Shane, Shanen, Shanley, Sidney, Simone, Sion, Sivney, Smokey, Sonny, Sorel, Sorley, Stacey, Stan, Stanek, Stanley, Stanly, Stannes (see Stanislaus), Stanten, Steed, Steen, Sten, Stensen, Stepney, Stepny, Steven, Stevy, Stiles, Stocker, Stockley, Stoffel, Storm, Strong, Styles, Sulley, Sunney, Sweeney, Sydney, Thobey, Tobey, Toney, Torey and Verney. These names tend to be more frequently used than Stoney.

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