Gender / Sex: boy
Meaning: stern; star
Sounds Like: Stearn, Sothern, Stearns, Stearne
Similar Names: Stein, Sten, Steen
Rank as Last Name (Surname, Family Name): 1643
Stern \s-te-rn\ as a boy's name is a variant of Sterne (Middle English, German), and the meaning of Stern is "stern; star".
The baby name Stern sounds like Stearn, Sothern, Stearns and Stearne. Other similar baby names are Stein, Sten and Steen.
View a list of the 3 names that reference Stern.
Stern is not a popular first name for men but a very popular surname or last name for both men and women (#1643 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)