Menu
ADVERTISEMENT

Stanley

Heart
English
"near the stony meadow"

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.
ADVERTISEMENT

20 Names Similar to Stanley

ADVERTISEMENT

Lists containing Stanley

ADVERTISEMENT

Famous People Named Stanley

  • Stanley Ann DunhamAmerican anthropologist and mother of President Barack Obama
ADVERTISEMENT

Stanley in Pop Culture

  • Stanley TimberlakeBette Davis's character from "In This Our Life"
  • Martha Stanleyfrom the movie "The Proposition"
  • "The Stanley Parable" game
ADVERTISEMENT