Stan may refer to:

  • Stan, short for Stanley (name)
  • Stan, short for Stanislav
  • -stan, a Persian suffix meaning "home of", "place of"
  • "Stan" (song), Song by Eminem (one version features Dido, and another, Elton John)
    • Stan (fan), the fan of a celebrity inspired by the song.
  • Sekolah Tinggi Akuntansi Negara, STAN, a college in Indonesia
  • Hurricane Stan, the 19th storm of the 2005 Atlantic hurricane season
  • Stan, the abbreviation for orchid genus Stanhopea
  • Stan (horse), a British-American Thoroughbred racehorse
  • The stock symbol for Standard Chartered, a British financial services company
  • Stan (dinosaur), a Tyrannosaurus rex fossil found in Hell Creek Formation, South Dakota, close to Buffalo in 1987
  • Stan, Bulgaria, a village in Novi Pazar Municipality, Shumen Province, Northeastern Bulgaria
  • ST segment analysis


  • Professor Stan Heptinstall, British academic and politician
  • Stan Lee, American comic book writer
  • Stan Mikita, Slovak-Canadian ice hockey player
  • Stan Musial, Hall of Fame Baseball Player for the St. Louis Cardinals
  • Stan Rogers, Canadian folk singer and songwriter
  • Stan! (born 1964), American author, cartoonist and games designer


  • Stan Marsh, one of the main characters in the animated television series South Park
  • Stan (Monkey Island), the recurring salesman character in the Monkey Island adventure games
  • Stan Smith (American Dad!), one of the main characters in the animated television series American Dad!