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Boy Name: Sterne

Name: Sterne
Pronunciation: \s-ter-ne, st(e)-rne\
Gender / Sex: boy name boy
Meaning: stern; star
Origin: German
Sounds Like: Sothern, Strong
Variant forms: Stearn, Stearne, Stearns, Stern


Sterne \s-ter-ne, st(e)-rne\ as a boy's name is of Middle English and German origin, and the meaning of Sterne is "stern; star". Authors Laurence Sterne, Thomas Stearns Eliot; violinist Isaac Stern.

Sterne has 4 variant forms: Stearn, Stearne, Stearns and Stern.

Baby names that sound like Sterne are Sothern and Strong.


Sterne is not a popular first name for men and an equally uncommon surname or last name for both men and women. (1990 U.S. Census)

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