Stanley

A common place name for any No. of English locals. Led to the creation of several surnames, including Stanborough and Stancombe. Influenced during the 19th century by British explorer Sir Henry Morton Stanley, sent to Africa to provide aid to Scottish missionary and explorer, David Livingstone. After finding his hero, he famously said, "Dr Livingstone, I presume? "Hip-hop artist MC Hammer, born Stanley Kirk Burrell, has a son named after him.

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Famous Stanleys
Stanley Tucci (actor)
Stanley Laurel (comedian)
Stanley Roper ("Three's Company" character)
Stanley Kubrick (film producer/director)
Stanley Kowalski ("A Streetcar Named Desire" character)
Stanley Cup (NHL championship trophy)
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