Name: Sterling

Origin and Meaning of the Name Sterling

  • Meaning:
    Little star, stellar
  • Origin:
  • Gender:
    Boy
  • Pronunciation:
    (STUR ling)
  • Form of:
    Itself (Sterling)
  • Rating:
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    High

Miscellaneous Info for Sterling

  • Categories:
  • Used in:
    English speaking countries
  • Additional Info:
    Pound sterling is the official name for the British currency. As an adjective, sterling relates to something being thoroughly excellent. Sterling silver is an alloy of silver, commonly used to make cutlery.

Similar Names to Sterling for Boys & Girls

Popularity Rank of Sterling (US top 1000 names since 1880)

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Sterling - Rankings by Year

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(Source: U.S. SSA)
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