Sture

Gender: Masculine
Origin: Old Norse
Meaning: “downhearted; crestfallen; obstinate.”

The name is derived from the Old Norse element, stúra, which could either mean, “downhearted; crestfallen” or “obstinate.”

The name was borne by 3 Swedish viceroys.

Designated name-days are: February 5 (Finno-Swedish Calendar); September 13 (Sweden); October 27 ( Norway)

Sources

  1. http://www.nordicnames.de/wiki/Sture
  2. http://www.behindthename.com/name/sture