Anastella: Meaning, Popularity, Origin of Baby Name Anastella

Anastella

Pronunciation: n/a

Origin of the name Stella:

A borrowing from the Latin, Stella is derived directly from stella (star). There is evidence that the name was used in England as far back as 1374, but it wasn't until the 16th century when Sir Philip Sidney used the name in his sonnets "Astrophel to Stella," that the name became commonly known. Stella is also used as a short form of Estelle.

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Ana- or Anna- is usually from the Hebrew and means "graceful."
Stella is Latin for star
So the meaning of Anastella (as derived from its components) would be "graceful star" or possibly "gracious star"

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