Infographic of Stanley name meaning, which is “From the rocky meadow,” based on the Middle English stan (stone) and ley (a meadow).
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Stanley Name Popularity

How popular is the name Stanley? Here’s everything we know.

Year Rank # Births % Births
1910 48 721 0.2048%
1911 44 962 0.2583%
1912 43 2,005 0.3976%
1913 40 2,579 0.4549%
1914 39 3,549 0.5093%
1915 34 4,796 0.5279%
1916 34 5,119 0.5299%
1917 34 5,182 0.518%
1918 36 5,616 0.5233%
1919 37 5,229 0.4994%
1920 40 5,304 0.477%
1921 40 5,225 0.4563%
1922 41 5,037 0.4521%
1923 41 5,031 0.4492%
1924 39 5,184 0.4464%
1925 40 5,030 0.445%
1926 43 4,954 0.4504%
1927 44 4,902 0.4428%
1928 45 4,473 0.4181%
1929 48 4,261 0.4114%
1930 49 4,379 0.4192%
1931 49 4,189 0.4244%
1932 52 3,755 0.3801%
1933 55 3,424 0.3675%
1934 58 3,565 0.3688%
1935 56 3,690 0.3797%
1936 58 3,484 0.3617%
1937 57 3,478 0.353%
1938 59 3,541 0.3459%
1939 56 3,567 0.3507%
1940 58 3,690 0.3472%
1941 57 3,920 0.3483%
1942 55 4,582 0.3629%
1943 54 4,697 0.3598%
1944 57 4,122 0.3326%
1945 59 4,058 0.3327%
1946 65 4,770 0.3233%
1947 67 5,493 0.3291%
1948 66 5,379 0.337%
1949 60 5,529 0.3437%
1950 60 5,451 0.3385%
1951 54 6,200 0.3657%
1952 58 6,226 0.3567%
1953 61 6,282 0.355%
1954 58 6,438 0.3522%
1955 64 6,047 0.3288%
1956 69 5,978 0.3165%
1957 81 5,265 0.2736%
1958 87 4,914 0.26%
1959 98 4,331 0.228%
1960 101 4,208 0.2221%
1961 106 3,919 0.2076%
1962 106 3,631 0.1978%
1963 106 3,530 0.1967%
1964 111 3,134 0.178%
1965 115 2,805 0.1715%
1966 127 2,428 0.1555%
1967 134 2,228 0.1468%
1968 135 2,131 0.1419%
1969 155 1,884 0.1223%
1970 157 1,933 0.1215%
1971 158 1,756 0.1169%
1972 170 1,460 0.1072%
1973 172 1,335 0.103%
1974 194 1,123 0.0864%
1975 193 1,146 0.0892%
1976 196 1,117 0.0867%
1977 205 1,083 0.0803%
1978 211 1,000 0.0744%
1979 218 1,031 0.0731%
1980 222 1,054 0.0721%
1981 232 977 0.0665%
1982 231 976 0.0653%
1983 243 870 0.059%
1984 248 854 0.0574%
1985 248 883 0.0582%
1986 257 840 0.0556%
1987 272 776 0.0509%
1988 285 794 0.051%
1989 284 837 0.0519%
1990 312 775 0.0468%
1991 325 743 0.0456%
1992 344 652 0.0408%
1993 373 596 0.0382%
1994 382 575 0.0375%
1995 421 499 0.0331%
1996 430 487 0.0325%
1997 432 476 0.0322%
1998 471 425 0.0284%
1999 452 467 0.0312%
2000 509 401 0.0263%
2001 509 404 0.0268%
2002 489 434 0.029%
2003 566 351 0.0231%
2004 558 366 0.024%
2005 571 368 0.0241%
2006 602 358 0.0229%
2007 627 342 0.0217%
2008 681 304 0.0197%
2009 662 325 0.0217%
2010 678 297 0.0206%
2011 634 323 0.0227%
2012 749 251 0.0176%
2013 670 305 0.0214%
2014 660 331 0.0227%
2015 678 318 0.0219%
2016 675 308 0.0214%
2017 675 305 0.0219%
2018 689 287 0.0209%
2019 646 337 0.0249%
2020 740 274 0.0215%

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What names are variants of Stanley?

Mix it up with these names that are a variation of the name Stanley.

Name Meaning Origin Popularity Other Gender
Stan

Stony meadow

English

Stanlea

Stony meadow

English

Stanlee

Stony meadow

English

Stanly

Stony meadow

English


What names sound like Stanley?

If you like how Stanley sounds, you might also like these names that sound like Stanley.

Name Meaning Origin Popularity Other Gender
Stanislas

Careful, thoughtful

Slavic

Stanislav

A variant form of Stanislaus.

Slavic

Stanislaw

Slavic


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  1. Stanley is named after his great grandad whom we loved very much.


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