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Popularity Over Time: How Many Boys Have Been Named Stan

This chart illustrates how many Boys were named Stan in the U.S. since 1880.

A few facts about the boy's name Stan:

  • Records indicate that 7,073 boys in the United States have been named Stan since 1880.

  • The greatest number of people were given this name in 1959, when 421 people in the U.S. were given the name Stan. Those people are now 61 years old.

    So ... how do we know this stuff? Baby Names Hub identifies trends by analyzing vast amounts of data made available by the U.S. government and other public sources. This data, including social security statistics, provides detailed information on baby name popularity and trends in the United States.


    Comments about the name Stan

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      3 Positive Comments

  • "My husband is called Stan, his name is Stelios which is also a sick name." Feb. 11, 2011: Report as inappropriate

  • "My little boy is called Stan - short for Stanley - and everyone commented on how cool the name was. Men shake my husband's hand in the pub when he tells them what we called our son. A good solid name." Aug. 27, 2010: Report as inappropriate

  • "Stan is usually short for 'Stanley'. I love the name Stanley, the short version Stan is okay as well..." Mar. 9, 2007: Report as inappropriate

      1 Negative Comment

  • "Stan is short for STANLEY. Other versions of Stanley are Stanislaus, Stanislav, Stanislaw and Stanilo" Mar. 31, 2007: Report as inappropriate

      1 Neutral Comment

  • "I found myself! Let this be the first posting for Stan to represent! Stan- short for stanislav (not even on the list ) gotta love russia in the 70's!" Jan. 15, 2007: Report as inappropriate

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