Stan

Stan - A very unique male name



  Jun 16,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Stan, meaning near the stony meadow, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1921 on position #1992. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Stan and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Stan? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Stan. The baby boy name Stan was given to 6 baby boys in 1991, ranking #3017 on the national boy baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 312,134 baby boys were given this name - making this a very unique male name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Stan peaked in popularity 60 years ago in 1959 on position 384.



Famous with this name

Stan Lee
Sebastian Stan
Stan Laurel


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Stan is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Stan is currently topping the baby name charts in California at position #2,149 - and is the least popular in California at position #2,149.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Stan is where you live.


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Stan origin and meaning

Stan is a 4 letter name with 1 syllables. This name means near the stony meadow. To see famous people named Stan, pop culture references for the name Stan and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Stan

We've found the following names that sound similar to Stan, sorted by popularity.

Sidney / Sydney / Stone / Stoney / Sutton / Shayden / Stedman / Shadman / Sadamu / Sadam /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
19913017
19903437
19893378
19831676
19811534
19802455
19792356
19782293
19771537
19751751
19741127
19731061
19721378
19711083
1970886
1969885
1968737
1967664
1966609
1965577
1964498
1963477
1962461
1961442
1960390
1959384
1958385
1957453
1956491
1955502
1954532
1953625
1952629
1951600
1950592
1949634
1948477
1947436
1946453
1945481
1944475
1943541
1942517
1941623
1940759
1939706
1938706
1937743
1936862
1935807
1934996
1933869
19321030
19301825
19291593
19281904
19271915
19251945
19231936
19211992

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
California2149

Even more about Stan


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Stan a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique male name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Stan?

1 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
1959
Peak year
Male


Popularity Score™

Name Stan
Gender Male
Popularity 1 in 312,134
Letter count 4
Syllable count 1
Year first discovered 1921
1991 births +6

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