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Boy Name: Stirling

Name: Stirling
Pronunciation: \s-tirli-ng, st(ir)-ling\
Gender / Sex: boy name boy
Meaning: genuine, of high quality
Origin: English
Sounds Like: Starling, Sterlyn
Similar Names: Strong
Rank as Last Name (Surname, Family Name): 13156


Stirling \s-tirli-ng, st(ir)-ling\ as a boy's name is a variant of Sterling (English), and the meaning of Stirling is "genuine, of high quality".

The baby name Stirling sounds like Starling and Sterlyn. Another similar baby name is Strong.


Stirling is not a popular first name for men but a very popular surname or last name for both men and women (#13156 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)

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