First name origin & meaning:
English: Genuine, valued
First name variations: Stirling
Last name origins & meanings:
- Scottish: variant spelling of Stirling.
- English: perhaps a variant of Starling.
- German: from Middle High German sterlinc, the name of a coin, hence
probably a nickname for someone who paid that amount in rent.
- William Sterling settled in Haverhill, MA, in 1662.
This name appears in the following lists:
Jewels, Gems, and Minerals
Comments for Sterling