Type Surname (from nickname)
Usage English
Pronounced Pron. STAHR
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Meaning & History

From Middle English sterre meaning "star". This was usually a nickname, but it could also occasionally be a sign name from the name of an inn called the Star.

Related Names

Other Languages & CulturesStern(German) Stern(Jewish)

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Entry updated December 14, 2019