An English word name meaning “excellent, top quality.” That’s a lot to live up to, but you’ll love him even if he’s just mediocre and regular quality.
Ster? Ling? Just call him Sterling for goodness’ sake.
Famous people named Sterling:
Actors Sterling K. Brown, Sterling Knight, Sterling Beaumon, and Sterling Holloway; NASCAR driver Sterling Martin; football players Sterling Sharpe and Sterling Shepard.
The currency of the UK is “pounds sterling.”