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Definitions for Stanhope
ˈstænˌhoʊp, ˈstæn əpstan·hope

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. stanhopenoun

    a light open horse-drawn carriage with two or four wheels and one seat


  1. Stanhopenoun

    A surname.

  2. Stanhopenoun

    A place name; the name of several towns and cities in Australia, Canada, the UK and USA.

  3. stanhopenoun

    A gig, buggy or light phaeton, typically with a high seat and closed back.

  4. Etymology: From Stanhope. Named after Captain Hon. Henry Fitzroy Stanhope, for whom it was first built.


  1. stanhope

    A stanhope is a lightweight, open carriage designed chiefly for one passenger in the 19th century. It typically has a high seat and is pulled by one horse. The term can also refer to a small, magnifying device used in antique jewelry, souvenirs, and novelty items.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Stanhopenoun

    a light two-wheeled, or sometimes four-wheeled, carriage, without a top; -- so called from Lord Stanhope, for whom it was contrived


  1. Stanhope

    Stanhope is a borough in Sussex County, New Jersey, United States. As of the 2010 United States Census, the borough's population was 3,610, reflecting an increase of 26 from the 3,584 counted in the 2000 Census, which had in turn increased by 191 from the 3,393 counted in the 1990 Census. Stanhope was formed by an act of the New Jersey Legislature on March 24, 1904, from portions of Byram Township.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Stanhope

    stan′hōp, n. a light open one-seated carriage without a top, formerly with two wheels, now usually with four.

Etymology and Origins

  1. Stanhope

    An open carriage named in compliment to the Earl of Stanhope, author and politician.

Surnames Frequency by Census Records


    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Stanhope is ranked #16051 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Stanhope surname appeared 1,806 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 1 would have the surname Stanhope.

    94.3% or 1,703 total occurrences were White.
    1.5% or 27 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
    1.4% or 26 total occurrences were of two or more races.
    1% or 19 total occurrences were Black.
    1% or 18 total occurrences were Asian.
    0.7% or 13 total occurrences were American Indian or Alaskan Native.

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  1. phaetons

  2. phonates

  3. satphone

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Stanhope in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Stanhope in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

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