Stearns

The surname Stearns is derived from the Anglo-Saxon "Stierne", which meant severe or strict. Variations include Sterne and Stern. It may refer to the following.

People

*Asahel Stearns (1774-1839), U.S. Representative from Massachusetts
*Bill Stearns (1853-1898), professional baseball pitcher.
*Carl Leo Stearns (1892-1972), American astronomer
*Charles Thomas Stearns, American politician
*Charlotte Champe Stearns(1843–1929), social worker, poet and mother of T. S. Eliot
*Cheryl Stearns, an American skydiver
*Cliff Stearns (born 1941), U.S. Representative from Florida
*Foster Waterman Stearns (1881-1956), U.S. Representative from New Hampshire
*Frank Stearns, close friend of Calvin Coolidge
*Frank Preston Stearns (1846-1917), writer and abolitionist from Massachusetts
*George Luther Stearns (1809–1867), American industrialist and merchant
*Guy Beckley Stearns (1870-1947), American physician specializing in homeopathy
*Howard Stearns, football coach for Eastern New Mexico University
*Jeff Stearns (born 1977), American actor
*Jeff Chiba Stearns, Canadian independent animation filmmaker
*John Stearns (born 1951), former baseball player
*John Goddard Stearns, Jr. (1843-1917), Boston architect and co-founder of the firm Peabody & Stearns
*Katee Stearns, beauty queen from Orono, Maine
*Marcellus Stearns (1839-1891), the 11th governor of Florida
*Marshall Stearns (1908-1966), American jazz critic and musicologist
*Martha Stearns Marshall, eighteenth-century Separate Baptist preacher
*Michael Stearns (born 1948), American ambient musician
*Onslow Stearns, American railroad builder and executive
*Ozora P. Stearns (1831–1896), American politician
*Peter Stearns, professor of history at George Mason University
*R. H. Stearns, a wealthy tradesman from Massachusetts
*Richard Stearns (disambiguation page)
*Shubal Stearns (1706-1771), American evangelist and preacher

Fictional

*Becky Stearns, a character in the alternate-history series "1632"
*Mike Stearns, a fictional character in "1632"

Place names

In the United States:
*Stearns, Kentucky
*Stearns County, Minnesota
*Stearns Wharf, Santa Barbara, California

Other

*2035 Stearns, an asteroid named after Carl Leo Stearns
*Stearns (crater), a lunar crater named after Carl Leo Stearns
*Stearns (automobile)
*The Bear Stearns Companies, Inc.
*Stearns Scout Camp; see: Northern Star Council


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