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Sterling

Sterling comes from a Scottish surname, a variant spelling of Stirling which comes from the name of a Scottish city. The name itself is of uncertain origin and meaning though it could be related to Scottish Gaelic strì meaning "strife, contention; battle" and linne (pool, pond). As an English surname, Sterling could have originated as a variant… Continue reading Sterling