What does Sterling mean?

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What's the origin of Sterling?


How is Sterling pronounced?


What does it say about you to have a cat named Sterling?

It could mean that you are a person who is confident and has a strong sense of self. It could also mean that you are someone who is loyal and protective of those you care about.

Is Sterling a good cat name?

Sterling has two syllables, which most vets and trainers tend to recommend. Sterling isn't one of the most common cat names, so your kitty will make waves! If you love the name, you should pick it!

Sterling is found in these categories:

traditional cat names

Silverware and British currency have made this feline moniker timeless!

elegant cat names

Silver hue and high-class connotations make it a refined feline moniker.


Based on likes, Sterling ranks #1,975 with users of

Sterling is not a common cat name. If you love to stand out, this is a very good thing!

Popularity: Historical Trend

Sterling was, over the past 30 days, the 2983rd ranked cat name for views on

As of May 2024, Sterling is becoming rarer and less popular with new kitten owners. Our stats reveal that the moniker is less fashionable than it was at this time last year.

We've seen quite a bit of variance in rank for this name. That might suggest its popularity is based on seasonal factors or perhaps pop culture events.

In the past week, Sterling was viewed 13 times, and liked 0 times.

Cat names like Sterling:

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Meaning: A Spanish name meaning "servant" or "attendant".
Meaning: Heroic victory
Meaning: Protector of the homestead.

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