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Stanley Surname Origin

(Locality). A market-town in Gloucestershire, England. The place of a tin mine, stan, tin, Welsh, ystaen, and ley; or from the Saxon, stan, a stone, and ley--the stony place.

Source: An Etymological Dictionary of Family and Christian Names With an Essay on their Derivation and Import; Arthur, William, M.A.; New York, NY: Sheldon, Blake, Bleeker & CO., 1857.

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