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Star Name Meaning
German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): nickname from German Star, Middle High German star, ‘starling’, probably denoting a talkative or perhaps a voracious person. Dutch: nickname either for a gloomy person or for someone who was rigid and inflexible, from Middle Dutch staer ‘having a troubled or gloomy expression’; ‘tight’, ‘stiff’. English translation of German and Jewish Stern. Slovenian: from the adjective star ‘old’ (see Stare).
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press
Similar surnames: Stark, Starr, Saar, Haar, Steer, Stier, Stare, Stam, Stahr, Stair