Stoney Family History
Stoney Name Meaning
English (West Yorkshire):: in Yorkshire a standardized pronunciation (recorded from the 17th century) of Stanehow or Staney an unidentified locality in or near Kettlewell (Yorkshire) named with northern Middle English stane ‘stone’ + how ‘mound’. variant of Stanney a habitational name from Stanney (Cheshire) from Old English stān ‘stone rock’ + ēg ‘island’.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press