Stanley Origin and Meaning
The name Stanley is a girl's name of English origin meaning "near the stony meadow".
Perfect example of how your perception of a name can change when you apply it to the opposite gender: when used for a girl, Stanley suddenly becomes an attractive, upper-crusty name ala Ansley or Finley.
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Famous People Named Stanley
- Stanley Ann DunhamAmerican anthropologist and mother of President Barack Obama
Stanley in Pop Culture
- Stanley TimberlakeBette Davis's character from "In This Our Life"
- Martha Stanleyfrom the movie "The Proposition"
- "The Stanley Parable" game