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What does Anastasia mean?

Anastasia [anas-ta-sia] as a girls' name is pronounced ahn-a-STAH-shah, ahn-a-STAY-zhah. It is of Greek origin, and the meaning of Anastasia is "resurrection".

From the word "anastasis". Russian feminine form of the Greek male name Anastasios. Popular in Eastern Europe in honor of a fourth-century saint who was martyred at Sirmium in Dalmatia. Also used occasionally in England in the Middle Ages and as late as the 17th century. The name of one of the daughters of Nicholas II, the last Russian czar, who supposedly survived the massacre of the royal family, and a film was based on this story (1956). Actress Nastassja Kinski.

Associated with: greek, resurrection (life), russian, england, 17th century, royal (queen), story (literary).

Variations

Anastasia has 47 variants: Ana, Anastacia, Anastaise, Anastase, Anastasha, Anastashia, Anastasie, Anastasija, Anastasiya, Anastassia, Anastatia, Anastay, Anastazia, Anasztaizia, Anasztasia, Anestassia, Anna, Annastasia, Anstass, Anstice, Anya, Asia, Nastasia, Nastassia, Nastassiya, Nastassja, Nastassya, Nastya, Stace, Stacey, Stacia, Stacie, Stacy, Stash, Stasha, Stasia, Stasiya, Stasja, Stasya, Staz, Taisie, Tasa, Tasenka, Tasia, Tasiya, Tasja and Tasya.

Related girl names: Anniston and Asta.

Anastasia has 1 masculine form: Anastasios.

Kreatif forms:
(female) Anastadia, Antasia, ..

(male) Anasami, Anastadi, ..

How popular is Anastasia?

Anastasia is a very prominent first name for females (#907 out of 4276, Top 21%) and also a very prominent surname for all people (#24784 out of 150436, Top 16%). (2000 U.S. Census)

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Ranking and usage % can show different trends depending on the distribution of names that year.

Displayed below is the birth name popularity of Anastasia for girls. Anastasia reached its apex rank of #240 in the U.S. in 2014. (Top 2000 Names, 2014)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Anastasia name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Anastasia outside U.S.

Prominent variation forms of Anastasia (#240 in recent rankings) are Anna (#34 in recent rankings), Ana (#222), Anya (#472), Asia (#806), Anniston (#905), Stacy (#1205), Stacey (#1939), Stasia, Tasia, Stacia, Anastacia, Nastassia and Stacie. These forms of Anastasia were popular as baby names during 1880-1889 (adoption of 7.8%) and are now significantly less popular (adoption 0.7%, 91%), with forms like Stacey becoming somewhat outmoded. Anna has been the most popular choice, although Anya appears to be gaining favor too.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Anastasia, Ana, Anastacia, Anna, Anniston in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Anya, Asia, Nastassia, Stacey, Stacia in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Stacie, Stacy, Stasia, Tasia in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Anna outside U.S.


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