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What does Star mean?

Star Pronunciation of Star [star] as a girls' name is of English derivation. Star is an alternate spelling of Starla (English): astronomical name based on "star".


Star has 1 variant: Starr.

1 more related form via Starla: Starlyn.

Creative forms:
(female) Sear, Siar, ..

(male) Stir, Ston, ..

Middle name pairings:
Star Isabell (S.I.), ..

How popular is Star?

Star is a very popular first name for women (#1890 out of 4276, Top 44%) and also a very popular surname for both adults and children (#15061 out of 150436, Top 10%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Star was first listed in 1940-1949 and reached its apex position of #910 in the U.S. in 1997, but is not in the Top 1000 currently. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Star name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Star outside U.S.

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Prominent varying forms of Star rated in the Top 2000 are Starr and Starla. Adoption of these forms of Star was widespread 18 years ago (median #1162), but now, the version Starr has gone out of style.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Star, Starla, Starr in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Star and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Char, Sal, Sam, San, Sara, Sari, Sean, Seara, Sha-, Shae, Shan, Shara, Shari, Shary, Shay, Sher, Sian, Siara, Stace, Staci, Stacy, Stasa, Stash, Stasy, Staz and Storm. These names tend to be less frequently used than Star.

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