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Gender: Male Meaning of Stirling: "from the city of Stirling." Origin of Stirling: Scottish surname

The name Stirling is a boy's name meaning "from the city of Stirling.". Stirling and discussed in our forums with posts like "Friendly Neighborhood CAF - Rockwood Lane".

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Though the usual U.S. spelling is Sterling, this is the authentic Scottish family name version.

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Famous People Named Stirling

Stirling Craufurd Moss, English racing driver
Stirling Dale Silliphant, American screenwriter and producer
Stirling Auchincloss Colgate, American nuclear physicist
Stirling Austin Mortlock, Australian rugby union player
Stirling James Hinchliffe, Australian politician
(Deborah Ann) Stirling Gallacher, English actress
Lindsey Stirling, American violinist & dancer

Pop Culture References for the name Stirling


Kimberly Abbott Says:


pretty name for a girl, too

beachbear Says:


Unfortunately, when I hear this name all I can think of is the sickly boy from the "Kit Kittredge" American Girl books.