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Starling (boy)

What does Starling mean?

Starling Pronunciation of Starling [star-ling] as a boys' name (also used as girls' name Starling). Bird name, though the name may also be associated with the word "star".

Associated with: bird, star.


Creative forms:
(male) Sealing, Stanling, ..

(female) Starleil, Starria, ..

Middle name pairings:
Starling Ryland (S.R.), ..

How popular is Starling?

Starling is an unusual given name for males but a very prominent surname for both adults and children (#3502 out of 150436, Top 2%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Starling reached its highest position of #1032 in the U.S. in the 1880s, but is not in the Top 1000 currently. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

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

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

Similar Names

Starling is pronounced similarly to Sterling and Stirling. Other recommended names are Ashling (see Ashley), Banning, Canning, Carlin, Carling, Darring, Erling, Erving, Esmeling, Gambling, Garlin, Garlind, Goring, Harding, Harlin, Hasting, Irving, Karlin, Kippling (see Kipling), Loring, Lorring, Marlin, Marlinn (see Marlon), Masling (see Maslin), Reading, Saarik, Saariq, Sabino, Saint, Salim, Salvino, Sandino, Sarafino, Sargent, Sariq, Saturnin, Savino, Scanlan, Scanlen (see Scanlon), Searle, Sebarino (see Seferino), Sevrin, Sharif, Shaylon, Sherwind (see Sherwin), Sherwinn (see Sherwin), Slavin, Slawin (see Slavin), Spalding, Spaulding, Stacie, Staffan, Stan, Stana, Stancliff, Standish, Stanley, Stanten, Stanwick, Stark, Starke, Starr, Stasius, Stearne, Stearns, Stein, Sterlyn, Stern, Sterne, Strong, Swain, Swaine and Waring. These names tend to be more frequently used than Starling.