When Erhman Vernall Stanley was born on 25 August 1905, in Lee, Mississippi, United States, his father, James Franklin Stanley, was 32 and his mother, Lelia B Aiken, was 23. He died on 26 May 1907, in his hometown, at the age of 1, and was buried in Euclatubba Cemetery, Saltillo, Lee, Mississippi, United States.
English: habitational name from any of various places called Stanley, including those in Yorkshire, Staffordshire, Derbyshire, Durham, Gloucestershire, and Wiltshire, named with Old English stān ‘stone, rock’ + lēah ‘woodland clearing’. This English name has been established in Ireland since the 13th century where it was Gaelicized as de Stainléigh.
English: possibly also a variant of Stoneley, a habitational name from Stoneley Green in Burland (Cheshire), Stoneleigh (Warwickshire), or Stonely in Kimbolton (Huntingdonshire), all named with Old English stān ‘stone, rock’ + lēah ‘woodland clearing’.
Americanized form of any of various like-sounding names in other languages, for example Polish Stanislawski , Greek Anastasiou , and Serbian Stojadinov (patronymic from the personal name Stojadin).