Stone Name Meaning

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Fact: In numerology, the name Stone is associated with the number 3, which signifies creativity, expression, and social interaction.

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A Deep Dive

Stone Overview

Meaning

Stone, dweller by the rocks

Gender

Boy

Origin

British, English

Etymology

Derived from the Old English word “stan,” meaning “stone” or “rock.”

Pronunciation

/stoʊn/

Popularity

Stone is a less common name globally but has seen some usage, particularly in English-speaking countries. Recently, Stone has not ranked within the top 1000 names for boys in the USA.

Syllable

1 syllable

Length

5 letters

Numerology

1 (Pioneering, Independent, Leading)

Name Styles

Nature-inspired, Cool, Short

Associated Traits

Strong, dependable, resilient, steadfast
A Deep Dive

Stone Variations in Different Cultures

Popular Variations

Stoney, Sten, Stein, Stonn

Common Nicknames

Ston, Stoney, Rocky, Pebbles

Diminutives

Sto, Tone, S, T

Famous People

  • Oliver Stone
    (American Film Director)
  • Sharon Stone
    (American Actress)
  • Stone Phillips
    (American Journalist)
  • Stone Gossard
    (American Musician)
  • Stone Cold Steve Austin
    (American Wrestler)

Pop Culture Icons and Works

  • Stone Cold Steve Austin
    ("WWE," TV Series)
  • "Stone"
    (Film)
  • Stone Barrington
    ("New York Dead," Novel by Stuart Woods)
  • "The Rolling Stones"
    (Band)
  • Stone
    ("Fantastic Four," Comic Series)

Places

  • Stone City
    (Iowa, USA)
  • Stone Mountain Park
    (Georgia, USA)
  • Stone Harbor
    (New Jersey, USA)
  • Stone River
    (Tennessee, USA)
  • Stone Park
    (Illinois, USA)
  • Stone Town
    (Zanzibar, Tanzania)

What Is the Meaning of Stone?

Stone means “rock” or “solid as a rock.” This name suggests a personality that is strong, dependable, and enduring, often viewed as a solid foundation for others.

What Is the Origin of The Name Stone?

Stone has English origins. It was originally used as a surname for families who lived near a prominent stone or rock formation. The name has been adopted as a first name in more recent times, symbolizing strength and permanence.

Stone Name Popularity

Popularity Chart of the Name Stone in the U.S. over the Years

United States flagUnited States#10002021#9792022#9852023
Top 3 Rankings#6231997#6271999#6321998

Annual Statistics Breakdown for Stone

YearName RankingNumber of BirthsBirth Rate (%)
2023985
(-6 from 2022)
222
(-7 from 2022)
0.01212
2022979
(+21 from 2021)
229
(+11 from 2021)
0.01223
20211000
(+63 from 2020)
218
(+30 from 2020)
0.01164
20201063
(-69 from 2019)
188
(-23 from 2019)
0.01016
2019994
(+112 from 2018)
211
(+34 from 2018)
0.01098
20181106
(-40 from 2017)
177
(-8 from 2017)
0.00911
20171066
(+36 from 2016)
185
(+7 from 2016)
0.00935
20161102
(+83 from 2015)
178
(+22 from 2015)
0.00879
20151185
(-104 from 2014)
156
(-22 from 2014)
0.00763
20141081
(+34 from 2013)
178
(+15 from 2013)
0.00869
20131115
(+150 from 2012)
163
(+24 from 2012)
0.00807
20121265
(-164 from 2011)
139
(-29 from 2011)
0.00685
20111101
(-3 from 2010)
168
(-7 from 2010)
0.00827
20101098
(-101 from 2009)
175
(-23 from 2009)
0.00852
2009997
(+12 from 2008)
198
(+7 from 2008)
0.00934
20081009
(-118 from 2007)
191
(-34 from 2007)
0.00876
2007891
(+80 from 2006)
225
(+33 from 2006)
0.01016
2006971
(-26 from 2005)
192
(+7 from 2005)
0.00876
2005945
(-20 from 2004)
185
(+2 from 2004)
0.00870
2004925
(-12 from 2003)
183
(+1 from 2003)
0.00866
2003913
(-87 from 2002)
182
(-20 from 2002)
0.00866
2002826
(-134 from 2001)
202
(-58 from 2001)
0.00977
2001692
(+26 from 2000)
260
(+18 from 2000)
0.01257
2000718
(-91 from 1999)
242
(-46 from 1999)
0.01159
1999627
(+5 from 1998)
288
(+3 from 1998)
0.01412
1998632
(-9 from 1997)
285
(+8 from 1997)
0.01406
1997623
(+76 from 1996)
277
(+49 from 1996)
0.01387
1996699
(+143 from 1995)
228
(+64 from 1995)
0.01138
1995842
(+294 from 1994)
164
(+64 from 1994)
0.00815
19941136
(+502 from 1993)
100
(+46 from 1993)
0.00491
19931638
(+665 from 1992)
54
(+22 from 1992)
0.00261
19922303
(+2456 from 1991)
32
(+21 from 1991)
0.00152
19914759
(+2417 from 1990)
11
(+5 from 1990)
0.00052
19907176
(-2651 from 1989)
6
(-5 from 1989)
0.00028
19894525
(+1226 from 1988)
11
(+4 from 1988)
0.00052
19885751
(-1178 from 1987)
7
(-2 from 1987)
0.00035
19874573
(+1740 from 1984)
9
(+4 from 1984)
0.00046
19860
No SSA data
0
No SSA data
0.0000
19850
No SSA data
0
No SSA data
0.0000
19846313
(-1254 from 1978)
5
(-1 from 1978)
0.00027
19830
No SSA data
0
No SSA data
0.0000
19820
No SSA data
0
No SSA data
0.0000
19810
No SSA data
0
No SSA data
0.0000
19800
No SSA data
0
No SSA data
0.0000
19790
No SSA data
0
No SSA data
0.0000
19785059
(-1689 from 1971)
6
(-3 from 1971)
0.00035
19770
No SSA data
0
No SSA data
0.0000
19760
No SSA data
0
No SSA data
0.0000
19750
No SSA data
0
No SSA data
0.0000
19740
No SSA data
0
No SSA data
0.0000
19730
No SSA data
0
No SSA data
0.0000
19720
No SSA data
0
No SSA data
0.0000
19713370
(+82 from 1954)
9
(+3 from 1954)
0.00050
19700
No SSA data
0
No SSA data
0.0000
19690
No SSA data
0
No SSA data
0.0000
19680
No SSA data
0
No SSA data
0.0000
19670
No SSA data
0
No SSA data
0.0000
19660
No SSA data
0
No SSA data
0.0000
19650
No SSA data
0
No SSA data
0.0000
19640
No SSA data
0
No SSA data
0.0000
19630
No SSA data
0
No SSA data
0.0000
19620
No SSA data
0
No SSA data
0.0000
19610
No SSA data
0
No SSA data
0.0000
19600
No SSA data
0
No SSA data
0.0000
19590
No SSA data
0
No SSA data
0.0000
19580
No SSA data
0
No SSA data
0.0000
19570
No SSA data
0
No SSA data
0.0000
19560
No SSA data
0
No SSA data
0.0000
19550
No SSA data
0
No SSA data
0.0000
19543452
(+109 from 1942)
6
(+1 from 1942)
0.00029
19530
No SSA data
0
No SSA data
0.0000
19520
No SSA data
0
No SSA data
0.0000
19510
No SSA data
0
No SSA data
0.0000
19500
No SSA data
0
No SSA data
0.0000
19490
No SSA data
0
No SSA data
0.0000
19480
No SSA data
0
No SSA data
0.0000
19470
No SSA data
0
No SSA data
0.0000
19460
No SSA data
0
No SSA data
0.0000
19450
No SSA data
0
No SSA data
0.0000
19440
No SSA data
0
No SSA data
0.0000
19430
No SSA data
0
No SSA data
0.0000
19423561
(-707 from 1936)
5
(-2 from 1936)
0.00036
19410
No SSA data
0
No SSA data
0.0000
19400
No SSA data
0
No SSA data
0.0000
19390
No SSA data
0
No SSA data
0.0000
19380
No SSA data
0
No SSA data
0.0000
19370
No SSA data
0
No SSA data
0.0000
19362854
(+788 from 1933)
7
(+2 from 1933)
0.00066
19350
No SSA data
0
No SSA data
0.0000
19340
No SSA data
0
No SSA data
0.0000
19333642
(+138 from 1927)
5
(-1 from 1927)
0.00049
19320
No SSA data
0
No SSA data
0.0000
19310
No SSA data
0
No SSA data
0.0000
19300
No SSA data
0
No SSA data
0.0000
19290
No SSA data
0
No SSA data
0.0000
19280
No SSA data
0
No SSA data
0.0000
19273780
(-72 from 1926)
6
No change from 1926
0.00052
19263708
(+33 from 1925)
6
No change from 1925
0.00052
19253741
(+126 from 1924)
6
No change from 1924
0.00052
19243867
(+372 from 1923)
6
(+1 from 1923)
0.00051
19234239
(-707 from 1922)
5
(-2 from 1922)
0.00044
19223532
(-141 from 1919)
7
No change from 1919
0.00062
19210
No SSA data
0
No SSA data
0.0000
19200
No SSA data
0
No SSA data
0.0000
19193391
First SSA data recorded
7
First SSA data recorded
0.00069
19180
No SSA data
0
No SSA data
0.0000
19170
No SSA data
0
No SSA data
0.0000
19160
No SSA data
0
No SSA data
0.0000
19150
No SSA data
0
No SSA data
0.0000
19140
No SSA data
0
No SSA data
0.0000
19130
No SSA data
0
No SSA data
0.0000
19120
No SSA data
0
No SSA data
0.0000
19110
No SSA data
0
No SSA data
0.0000
19100
No SSA data
0
No SSA data
0.0000
19090
No SSA data
0
No SSA data
0.0000
19080
No SSA data
0
No SSA data
0.0000
19070
No SSA data
0
No SSA data
0.0000
19060
No SSA data
0
No SSA data
0.0000
19050
No SSA data
0
No SSA data
0.0000
19040
No SSA data
0
No SSA data
0.0000
19030
No SSA data
0
No SSA data
0.0000
19020
No SSA data
0
No SSA data
0.0000
19010
No SSA data
0
No SSA data
0.0000
19000
No SSA data
0
No SSA data
0.0000
18990
No SSA data
0
No SSA data
0.0000
18980
No SSA data
0
No SSA data
0.0000
18970
No SSA data
0
No SSA data
0.0000
18960
No SSA data
0
No SSA data
0.0000
18950
No SSA data
0
No SSA data
0.0000
18940
No SSA data
0
No SSA data
0.0000
18930
No SSA data
0
No SSA data
0.0000
18920
No SSA data
0
No SSA data
0.0000
18910
No SSA data
0
No SSA data
0.0000
18900
No SSA data
0
No SSA data
0.0000
18890
No SSA data
0
No SSA data
0.0000
18880
No SSA data
0
No SSA data
0.0000
18870
No SSA data
0
No SSA data
0.0000
18860
No SSA data
0
No SSA data
0.0000
18850
No SSA data
0
No SSA data
0.0000
18840
No SSA data
0
No SSA data
0.0000
18830
No SSA data
0
No SSA data
0.0000
18820
No SSA data
0
No SSA data
0.0000
18810
No SSA data
0
No SSA data
0.0000
18800
No SSA data
0
No SSA data
0.0000

American States Popularity Rankings for Stone

(From the Most to Least Popular, Based on Number of Births )

Texas (TX)

Texas (TX) flagTexas (TX)#10322021#9402022#7402023

California (CA)

California (CA) flagCalifornia (CA)#8772021#10872022#10552023

Florida (FL)

Florida (FL) flagFlorida (FL)#10632021#9022022#10432023

Ohio (OH)

Ohio (OH) flagOhio (OH)#7332020#9892021#10102023

Pennsylvania (PA)

Pennsylvania (PA) flagPennsylvania (PA)#9872021#9822022#13982023

North Carolina (NC)

North Carolina (NC) flagNorth Carolina (NC)#11782020#12452021#10172022

New York (NY)

New York (NY) flagNew York (NY)#15632021#14332022#17492023

Georgia (GA)

Georgia (GA) flagGeorgia (GA)#9612021#9942022#13392023

Tennessee (TN)

Tennessee (TN) flagTennessee (TN)#11602021#11662022#6952023

Michigan (MI)

Michigan (MI) flagMichigan (MI)#9822021#9892022#9812023

Illinois (IL)

Illinois (IL) flagIllinois (IL)#12952019#11282021#10322022

Virginia (VA)

Virginia (VA) flagVirginia (VA)#9122021#12122022#10472023

Colorado (CO)

Colorado (CO) flagColorado (CO)#5042020#7922022#7912023

Utah (UT)

Utah (UT) flagUtah (UT)#6692020#6012021#6062022

Arizona (AZ)

Arizona (AZ) flagArizona (AZ)#9922019#6512020#10132022

Indiana (IN)

Indiana (IN) flagIndiana (IN)#9682010#7092015#10402021

Missouri (MO)

Missouri (MO) flagMissouri (MO)#6802016#6782020#5832022

Alabama (AL)

Alabama (AL) flagAlabama (AL)#6942010#7712014#5562022

Washington (WA)

Washington (WA) flagWashington (WA)#9332015#10832016#10512019

South Carolina (SC)

South Carolina (SC) flagSouth Carolina (SC)#7462015#7682017#6742019

Maryland (MD)

Maryland (MD) flagMaryland (MD)#4582017#9052021#7902022

Oklahoma (OK)

Oklahoma (OK) flagOklahoma (OK)#6562009#7692018#6162023

Louisiana (LA)

Louisiana (LA) flagLouisiana (LA)#9042018#9422022#6992023

Iowa (IA)

Iowa (IA) flagIowa (IA)#3282000#4122001#5002008

Minnesota (MN)

Minnesota (MN) flagMinnesota (MN)#5291999#6802006#9042023

Wisconsin (WI)

Wisconsin (WI) flagWisconsin (WI)#4681997#4461999#6342008

Mississippi (MS)

Mississippi (MS) flagMississippi (MS)#5712000#5462008#6052022

Arkansas (AR)

Arkansas (AR) flagArkansas (AR)#3941998#5172001#4682019

Kentucky (KY)

Kentucky (KY) flagKentucky (KY)#4051997#4821998#7312021

Hawaii (HI)

Hawaii (HI) flagHawaii (HI)#2871996#2801999#2982009

Oregon (OR)

Oregon (OR) flagOregon (OR)#6652013#5992021

Kansas (KS)

Kansas (KS) flagKansas (KS)#6062008#6302010

Idaho (ID)

Idaho (ID) flagIdaho (ID)#3492022

Massachusetts (MA)

Massachusetts (MA) flagMassachusetts (MA)#5852001

Nevada (NV)

Nevada (NV) flagNevada (NV)#4131998

Popularity Rankings for Stone in other Countries and American Territories

(From the Most to Least Popular, Based on Rankings)

Popularity in Canada

Canada flagCanada#12032002#14242007#14762009

Source: Social Security Administration (SSA) and Other National Sources

Is Stone a Name for Boys or Girls?

Stone is often a boy’s name due to its robust and solid nature, which fits well with traditional male characteristics.

Variants, Nicknames, Diminutives, and Ideal Middle Names for Stone

Stone in Famous People Names, Pop Culture, and Places

  • Oliver Stone (Director, born 1946): An American film director, screenwriter, and producer recognized for his work on films like "Platoon" and "JFK."
  • Sharon Stone (Actress, born 1958): An American actress and producer celebrated for her roles in "Basic Instinct" and "Casino."
  • Stone Phillips (Journalist, born 1954): An American television reporter and correspondent noted for his work on "Dateline NBC."
  • Stone Gossard (Musician, born 1966): An American musician and guitarist, best known as a member of the rock band Pearl Jam.
  • Stone Cold Steve Austin (Wrestler, born 1964): An American former professional wrestler and actor, famous for his time in the WWE.
  • Stone Cold Steve Austin ("WWE," 1996 TV Series): A professional wrestler known for his rebellious persona and catchphrases.
  • "Stone" (2010 Film): A thriller about a convicted arsonist who uses his wife to manipulate his parole officer.
  • Stone Barrington ("New York Dead," 1991 Novel by Stuart Woods): A former NYPD detective turned lawyer who solves crimes and navigates high society.
  • "The Rolling Stones" (1962 Band): A legendary rock band known for their influence on the music industry and hits like "Satisfaction."
  • Stone ("Fantastic Four," 1961 Comic Series): A character with the ability to transform his body into stone, granting him superhuman strength and durability.
  • Stone Hopper ("Battleship," 2012 Film): A naval officer who battles alien invaders to save Earth.
  • Stone Gossard ("Pearl Jam," 1990 Band): A guitarist and one of the founding members of the iconic grunge band Pearl Jam.
  • Stone Cates ("General Hospital," 1963 TV Series): A character who tragically dies from AIDS, impacting the lives of several residents of Port Charles.
  • Stone Phillips ("Dateline NBC," 1992 TV Series): A journalist and television reporter known for his investigative reporting.
  • Stone Kittredge ("The Stone Diaries," 1993 Novel by Carol Shields): The protagonist of a Pulitzer Prize-winning novel that chronicles her life from birth to death.
  • Stone Alexander ("The Omega Code," 1999 Film): A character involved in a conspiracy revolving around ancient prophecies and world domination.
  • Stone Evans ("Walker, Texas Ranger," 1993 TV Series): A martial artist and law enforcer who fights crime and protects the innocent.
  • Stone City (Iowa, USA): A small unincorporated community known for its historic limestone quarries.
  • Stone Mountain Park (Georgia, USA): A large park centered around a massive quartz monzonite dome monadnock.
  • Stone Harbor (New Jersey, USA): A borough known for its upscale beach community and bird sanctuary.
  • Stone River (Tennessee, USA): Known for the Battle of Stones River during the American Civil War.
  • Stone Park (Illinois, USA): A village in Cook County part of the Chicago metropolitan area.
  • Stone Town (Zanzibar, Tanzania): A historic Swahili trading city and UNESCO World Heritage site.
  • Stone County (Missouri, USA): Named for its rocky terrain and home to parts of the Mark Twain National Forest.
  • Stonefield Hamlet (West Lothian, Scotland): A small hamlet with scenic countryside views.

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