Star Family History
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 (Van der Star): topographic or habitational name referring to a house distinguished by the sign of a star. Americanized form (translation into English) of German and Jewish (Ashkenazic) Stern . English (Somerset): variant of Starr . American shortened form of Slovenian Stare or of some other Slovenian Croatian or Serbian surname beginning with Star- ‘old’ (see Starr ).
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022