Girl name origins & meanings
- American, English, Latin : A star
- Latin : Star
- French : Variation of Estella
Boy name origins & meanings
- English : Bright
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.