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Gender: Female Origin of Star: Word name

The name Star is a girl's name . Star and is often added to lists like Middle Names for Girls and discussed in our forums with posts like "Baby a Day".

From the experts:

Most parents today would prefer the softer-sell Stella. But Star has symbolic power related to Christmas, so this could make one of the perfect names for December babies.

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Famous People Named Star

Starlet Marie "Star" Jones, American lawyer and TV personality
Ellen Louise "Star" Stowe, American model
Zonnique Jailee "Star" Pullins, American singer of girl group OMG; daughter of singer Tameka "Tiny" Cottle and Zonnie Pullins
Skylar Star Stecker, American pop singer
Star Howell, daughter of cult leader David Koresh
Star Lily Shentall (b. 2009), daughter of singers Lisa Scott-Lee and Johnny Shentall
Arizona Star Alexakis (b. 2007), daughter of American musician Art Alexakis
Nova Star DeJesus (b. 2011), daughter of TV personality Briana DeJesus of "Teen Mom 3"

Starlite "Star" Lotulelei, American male NFL football player

Pop Culture References for the name Star

Star Davis, main character from the TV show of the same name
Star, character from James Patterson's "Maximum Ride"
Star Manning, character from the soap opera "One Life To Live"
Star "Linzi" Bragg, character on British soap "EastEnders"
Star, character from movie "The Lost Boys"
Star Butterfly, the princess from Disney's "Star vs. the Forces of Evil"
Star, nickname for character Starfire in animated series "Teen Titans"
"Stargirl," a novel by Jerry Spinelli and its main character
"Star Trek," TV series made into movies
"Star Wars," movie series
Starbucks, American coffee company and coffeehouse chain


bethlena Says:


As much as I like this name, I would never use it on a daughter. I prefer the name Esther which means "star"

Thepandaprincess223 Says:


This is a pretty nature themed name.

Impwood Says:


But Stella seems so metallic to me, somehow, whereas Star doesn't. But I don't think Star quite does for an official name.... It would make a sweet, sparkling nickname for Ostara.

Michaela Says:


Star is sweet and shining.

RoddyThlayli Says:


I will always associate this name with The Lost Boys.

jan11th Says:


Love this but prefer it more with two "r"'s