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Anastasia is an elegant and regal name given to baby girls throughout the Western world. Traditionally, Anastasia is a popular name chosen for girls born in December or near Easter. Anastasia is also the name of the youngest daughter of the last emperor of Russia. Keep reading to learn more about this fascinating baby name.

Meaning and Origin of the name Anastasia:

Anastasia is a very elegant girl's name of Greek origin meaning “resurrection.”

Anastasia is the feminine form of the Ancient Greek name Anastasios (which means “resurrection”). It is derived from the Greek word anástasis (meaning “resurrection”), which is a combination of the Greek elements ana (meaning “up”) and stasis (meaning “standing”). Taken together, this compound means “to rise again.”

Symbolism of the name Anastasia:

Anastasia means “resurrection” or “rebirth.” According to Orthodox beliefs, important symbols for the resurrection include the lily, fleur–de–lis, and the lamb.

Nicknames for the name Anastasia:

Anastasia is an elegant name with many cute nicknames. Because Anastasia is a long name, there are several ways to shorten it. Each nickname has a beautiful and sweet sound. All the nicknames in the list below are adorable for little girls. You'll find the perfect nickname for your baby from this list.

Baby name Anastasia


Style of the name Anastasia:


Gender of the name Anastasia:

Anastasia is a girl's name.

Pronunciation of the name Anastasia:


Number of syllables in the name Anastasia:


Emotion evoked from the name Anastasia:

The name Anastasia evokes feelings of elegance and beauty.

Alternative spellings for the name Anastasia:

  • Anastacia
  • Annastasia
  • Anastasya

Popularity of the name Anastasia:

According to the Social Security Administration index, Anastasia was the 158th most popular baby name for girls in 2020. It was among the top 200 baby names for girls from 2016-2019.

Great middle names for Anastasia and their meanings:

  • Blythe (happy, carefree, cheerful)
  • Beatrice (blessed, happy)
  • Clementine (gentle, merciful)
  • Daphne (laurel tree)
  • Ellery (cheerful)
  • Jai (bird, victory)
  • Justina (justice)
  • Lucy (light)
  • Rae (little ewe or lamb)
  • Vivienne (alive, life)

Famous people with the name Anastasia:

  • Anastasia Dualla (character in Battlestar: Galactica)
  • Anastasia “Stacey” McGill (character in The Babysitter's Club)
  • Anastasia Tremaine (character in Walt Disney's Cinderella)
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