Short form of Stanley"near the stony meadow"
Stan Origin and Meaning
The name Stan is boy's name meaning "near the stony meadow".
One of the old-school nicknames -- think Ray, Vince, Frank -- that's on the brink of coming back into style. Name him Stanislav or Constantine and he'll have a groovier long form to fall back on.
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Famous People Named Stan
- Stan Laurel (born Arthur Stanley Jefferson)English comedian of duo Laurel and Hardy
- Stanley Frank "Stan" MusialAmerican baseball player
- Stan Lee (born Stanley Martin Lieber)American comic book creator
- Stanley Roger "Stan" SmithAmerican tennis player
- Stanley Newcomb "Stan" KentonAmerican jazz pianist
- Stanley Allison "Stan" RogersCanadian singer,songwriter
- Stanley William "Stan" TraceyEnglish jazz pianist
- Stanley Bernard "Stan" GalazinAmerican NFL football player
- Steven "Stan!" BrownAmerican author, cartoonist, and game designer
- Stanford Elmer "Stan" ParrisU.S. Congressman from Virginia
- Stan GerardsAmerican YouTuber
- Sebastian StanRomanian American actor
Stan in Pop Culture
- Stanley "Stan" Marshcharacter on animated series "South Park"
- Stanford Leonard "Stan" Smithcharacter on animated series "American Dad!"
- Stanley "Stan" Pinescharacter on the animated series "Gravity Falls"
- Stan Rizzocharacter on TV's "Mad Men"
- Stan Ogdencharacter on British soap "Coronation Street"
- Stan Cartercharacter on British soap "EastEnders"
- Stansalesman character in the Monkey Island adventure games
- "Stan Against Evil" TV series
- "Stan" song by Eminem