Sterling may refer to:
* Sterling College (Kansas), a college in Sterling, Kansas, USA
* Sterling College (Vermont), a small college in northern Vermont, USA
* Sterling silver, a grade of silver
* Pound sterling, the currency of the United Kingdom
* Sterling submachine gun
* The Sterling Foundation School, a school in Lahore, Pakistan


* Hotel Sterling, a former hotel in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, United States
* Sterling Airlines
* Sterling Bicycle Co., 19th century American bicycle manufacturer
* Sterling (car), British automobile brand, sold in the U.S. 1987–1991
* Sterling Commerce, a provider of integration and business application solutions
* Sterling Drug (a.k.a. Sterling Products, Inc.), a pharmaceutical company now owned by Bayer
* Sterling group, a leading Indian business group promoted by NRI C. Sivasankaran
* Sterling Jewelers Inc., the largest retail jewelry company in the United States
* Sterling Optical
* Sterling Publishing, a publisher of nonfiction books
* Sterling Records (Sweden), a classical music record label
* Sterling Records (US), noted for being the first to sign Hank Williams
* Sterling Software, a (now defunct) company co-founded by Sterling Williams
* Sterling Sports Cars, an American automobile kit company
* Sterling Trucks


* Lord Sterling

* Andrew B. Sterling (1874–1955), American songwriter
* Anne Fausto-Sterling (born 1944), American academic
* Annette Sterling (b. 1942), American soul singer
* Antoinette Sterling (d. 1904), Anglo-American vocalist
* Brett Sterling (b. 1984), American ice hockey player
* Bruce Sterling (b. 1954), American science fiction writer
* Dana Sterling, fictional character from "RoboTech"
* Dave Sterling, an American composer and pianist
* Donald Sterling, basketball team owner
* Donnie Sterling, bassist
* Edward Sterling (1773–1847), British journalist
* Ford Sterling (1883–1939), American actor
* George Sterling (1869–1926), American poet
* Georgie Sterling, Australian actress
* Jan Sterling (1921–2004), American actress
* Jeffrey Sterling, Baron Sterling of Plaistow, British peer and former chairman of P&O
* John Sterling (author) (1806–1844), British author
* John Sterling (sportscaster) (b. 1948), American radio broadcaster
* John William Sterling (1844–1918), American philanthropist, corporate attorney, and benefactor to Yale University
* Leon Sterling, Australian computer scientist
* Lester Sterling, Jamaican musician
* Linder Sterling, British artist
* Mindy Sterling, American actress
* Nici Sterling (b. 1968), British porn star
* Norm Sterling (b. 1942), Canadian politician
* Peter Sterling (b. 1960), Australian rugby league player
* Ross S. Sterling (1875–1949), American politician
* Thomas Sterling (1851–1930), American politician
* Thomas Sterling (computing), computer scientist
* Tisha Sterling (b. 1944), American actress
* Wallace Sterling (1906–1985), Canadian-born American university president

;Given name
* Sterling Brinkley, American businessman
* Sterling Hayden, American actor and author
* Sterling Hyltin, New York City Ballet principal dancer
* Sterling Hitchcock, American major league baseball pitcher
* Sterling Holloway, American actor
* Sterling Morrison, guitar player with The Velvet Underground
* Sterling Sharpe, former American football wide receiver
* Sterling Simms, singer on Def Jam


US municipalities named Sterling

* Sterling, Alaska
* Sterling, Colorado
* Sterling, Connecticut
* Sterling, Georgia
* Sterling, Idaho
* Sterling, Illinois
* Sterling, Indiana
* Sterling, Iowa
* Sterling, Kansas
* Sterling, Massachusetts
* Sterling, Michigan
* Sterling, Missouri
* Sterling, Montana
* Sterling, Nebraska
* Sterling, New York
* Sterling, North Carolina
* Sterling, North Dakota
* Sterling, Ohio
* Sterling, Oklahoma
* Sterling, Pennsylvania — two locations:
** Sterling, Clearfield County, Pennsylvania
** Sterling, Wayne County, Pennsylvania
* Sterling, Texas
* Sterling, Utah
* Sterling, Virginia
* Sterling, Washington
* Sterling, Wisconsin — two locations:
** Sterling, Polk County, Wisconsin
** Sterling, Vernon County, Wisconsin

US place names containing the word Sterling

* Mount Sterling, Illinois
* Mount Sterling, Iowa
* Mount Sterling, Kentucky
* Mount Sterling, Ohio
* Mount Sterling, Wisconsin
* Sterling City, Texas
* Sterling Forest, New York
* Sterling Forest State Park, New York
* Sterling Heights, Michigan
* Sterling Park, Virginia
* Sterling State Park, Michigan

ee also

* Stirling (disambiguation)

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  • sterling — [ stɛrliŋ ] adj. inv. • 1656; a. fr. esterlin, sterlin; mot angl., du germ. °sterron « étoile » ♦ Livre sterling. ⇒ 2. livre (3o). ● sterling nom masculin (anglais sterling, du latin médiéval sterlingus) En Angleterre, au commencement du règne d… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Sterling — ist der Name folgender Personen: Alexandre Sterling (* 1966), französischer Schauspieler Anne Fausto Sterling (* 1944), US amerikanische Biowissenschaftlerin Ansel Sterling (1782–1853), US amerikanischer Politiker Brett Sterling (* 1984), US… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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  • STERLING (C.) — Charles STERLING 1901 1991 Né le 5 septembre 1901 à Varsovie (Pologne), Charles Sterling obtient tout d’abord une licence en droit, formation commune à beaucoup d’historiens d’art de sa génération. Il s’intéresse très tôt à la peinture,… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • sterling — ster‧ling [ˈstɜːlɪŋ ǁ ˈstɜːr ] noun [uncountable] FINANCE the system of money in Britain, based on the pound: • Sterling was trading at $1.6490, up from $1.6470. • His salary is paid in pounds sterling. * * * Ⅰ. sterling UK US /ˈstɜːlɪŋ/ noun [U …   Financial and business terms

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  • Sterling — Ster ling, n. [OE. sterlynge, starling, for easterling, LL. esterlingus, probably from Easterling, once the popular name of German trades in England, whose money was of the purest quality: cf. MHG. sterlink a certain coin. Cf. {East}. Certain… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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