Think Baby Names - logo
Home > Stirling

Stirling meaning, boyStirling

Save Stirling to list (0)

pinWhat does Stirling mean?

Stirling /stir-ling/ [2 sylls.] as a boys' name. Stirling's name origin is English, and the meaning of Stirling is "genuine, of high quality". Stirling is a variant form of Sterling (English). Compare surname Starlings.


Stirling has 1 alternative form via Sterling: Sterlyn.

Kreatif forms: Sestirling, Stirlinggio, Stirlingse. [more]

pinHow popular is Stirling?

Stirling is an unusual given name for males but a very prominent last name for both adults and children (#10869 out of 150436, Top 7%). (2000 U.S. Census)

The only popular variation form of Stirling (outside Top 1000) is Sterling (#508 last year). This boy name reached the apex of its popularity during the years 1890-1899 (usage of 0.612%) and is now much less popular (usage 0.492%, 19.6% less). Sterling (#508) is the most trendy baby name here, and there is also a rekindling in birth name usage for this name. Displayed below is an analysis of the usage of Stirling and related names. (Top 1000 Baby Names Statistics, 2014)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Sterling in U.S.

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

pinSimilar Names

Stirling is alike in pronunciation to Starling. Like Stirling, this name is not commonly used.