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The nationality of Stanley may be difficult to determine in cases which country boundaries change over time, leaving the nation of origin indeterminate. The original ethnicity of Stanley may be difficult to determine depending on whether the surname came in to being organically and independently in multiple locales; for example, in the case of last names that are based on a profession, which can appear in multiple places independently (such as the family name "Brewster" which refers to a female brewer).

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The meaning of Stanley come may come from a craft, such as the name "Dean" which may have been adopted by members of the clergy. Some of these trade-based surnames might be a profession in another language. For this reason it is essential to research the country of origin of a name, and the languages used by its ancestors. Many western names like Stanley originate from religious texts such as the Bhagavadgītā, the Bible, the Quran, etc. In many cases these names relate to a religious sentiment such as "Favored of God".

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In the past, when few people knew how to write, names such as Stanley were transcribed based on their pronunciation when people's names were written in government records. This could have led to misspellings of Stanley. Surnames like Stanley transform in how they're spelled as they travel across villages, family branches, and eras across time. Understanding spelling variations and alternate spellings of the Stanley surname are important to understanding the possible origins of the name.

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