Meaning and Origin of: Starr

Girl name origins & meanings

  • American, English, Latin : A star
  • Latin : Star
  • French : Variation of Estella

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Boy name origins & meanings

  • English : Bright

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Family name origins & meanings

  • English : nickname from Middle English sterre,starre ‘star’. The word was also used in a transferred sense of a patch of white hair on the forehead of a horse, and so perhaps the name denoted someone with a streak of white hair. It is possibly also a habitational name, for someone who lived at a house distinguished by the sign of a star.
  • Jewish (Ashkenazic) : variant ofStar 1 and 3.

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