Meaning and Origin of: Sterling
Boy name origins & meanings:
- English : Genuine, valued
Family 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.