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Stirling Name Meaning

Scottish: habitational name from the city in central Scotland, the name of which is of uncertain etymology. It is recorded in the 12th century as Strevelin, and is perhaps from a river name.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Sterling, Stelling, Starin, Harling, Stillings, Pilling, Skilling

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Stirling Family Origin

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Stirling Family Occupations

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  • Cotton Weaver

    3%
  • Farmer

    3%
  • Labourer

    2%
  • Coal Miner

    2%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Stirling family was Coal Miner. Cotton Weaver, Farmer and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Stirling. The most common Stirling occupation in the UK was Cotton Weaver. 3% of Stirling's were Cotton Weavers.

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Stirling Historical Records

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Stirling Life Expectancy

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