Boy Names baby nameSterling

What does the name Sterling mean?

The different meanings of the name Sterling are:
  • English meaning: Little star, stellar; of high quality; pure
  • German meaning: Valuable
The meaning of the name “Sterling” is different in several languages, countries and cultures and has more than one possibly same or different meanings available.

Additional information: The name derives from an Old English term meaning "little star". The name is also used as a Scottish surname which was derived from the city of Stirling.