Stanley

Male

Meaning

From The Stony Field

Origin

British

Pronunciation

/ˈstænli/

Traits associated with the name Stanley:

Stanley has an elegant sound to it that really closes the gap between dog and human.

Dogs named Stanley tend to be loving, good-natured, and industrious. This name is also associated with companionship, and intelligence.

What does it say about you to have a dog named Stanley?

Naming your dog Stanley suggests that you have a fondness for traditional names and may have a classic, timeless style. It could also suggest that you have a strong sense of loyalty and are looking for a companion who will be a faithful friend.

Is Stanley a good dog name?

Stanley has two syllables, which is highly recommended by dog trainers. The name also ends in a vowel sound, so it's easy for dogs to recognize. Stanley isn't one of the most common names, so your dog will certainly stand out. If you love the name, you should pick it!

Popularity: Overall

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New York City Dog Name Database
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Los Angeles Times 'Top Dogs'

Stanley is not a popular dog name. That's great if you like to stand out from the crowd!

Popularity: Historical Trend

Stanley was, in the past month, the 535th most viewed dog name on PupNames.com.

As of March 2024, Stanley is becoming ever more niche with new puppy owners. Our stats suggest that the name is less fashionable than it was at this time last year.

In general, this name has held steady in popularity with PupNames.com visitors.

In the past week, Stanley was viewed 136 times, and liked 3 times.

Popularity: United States

The map below shows Stanley's popularity across the United States, according to PupNames data.

Stanley is most adored in Utah, Florida and Colorado.

By contrast, the name has been shown the least amount of interest in New Jersey, Texas and Pennsylvania.

Popularity: Around The World

And this world map shows which countries have the greatest love for the name Stanley.

Most popular breeds named Stanley:

  1. Labrador Retriever
  2. Chihuahua
  3. Beagle
  4. German Shepherd
  5. Dachshund

Stanley is found in these categories:

cute dog names
cute

Evokes images of cuddly teddy bears and lovable comic strip characters.

old fashioned dog names
old-fashioned

Popular during the 19th century, less common among today's canine companions.

british dog names
british

Associated with a popular British tool company and several notable figures.

Dog names like Stanley:

Genuine, bold or brave
Son Of My Right Hand
From the people's meadow
Home ruler
Battle warrior
Home ruler
Stanley dog name meaning

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