[ 1 syll. (s)tar, st-ar ] The baby girl name Star is also used as a boy name, though it is far more popular for girls. It is pronounced STaa-R †. Star has its origins in the English and Latin languages. It is used largely in English. English origin: Its meaning is derived literally from the ordinary word star.
In addition, Star is a diminutive (English) of the English, German, and Italian Stella.
The name Star is used to a great extent; it has 29 forms. Forms of the name include Staria, Starisha, Starla, Starle, Starlee, Starleen, Starleena, Starlena, Starlene, Starlet, Starletta, Starlette, Starlight, Starling, Starly, Starlyn, Starlynn, Starre, Starria, Starrie, Starrika, Starrlen, Starrsha, Starry, Starsha, and Starshanna. Other English forms include the diminutives Starley and Starri, and the spelling variant Starr.
Star is uncommon as a baby girl name. At the modest height of its usage in 1997, 0.012% of baby girls were named Star. It had a ranking of #909 then. The baby name has seen a substantial decline in frequency since then, and is currently of only sporadic use. In 2018, within the family of girl names directly related to Star, Stella was the most popular. Star has mainly been a baby girl name in the last century.
Baby names that sound like Star include Starr, Starre, Straw, Éster, Sadire, Sadyre, Setara, Sidra, Siteare, Starry, Sterre, Ástríður, Cedar, Cidra, Citar, Citarr, Setareh, Shatara, Sidero, and Siderro.
† Pronunciation for Star: S as in "see (S.IY)" ; T as in "tee (T.IY)" ; AA as in "odd (AA.D)" ; R as in "race (R.EY.S)"
A famous person named Star is Star Jones, TV Personality, born Starlet Marie Jones 24 March 1962, Badin, North Carolina.