What does Astride mean?
Astride /astri-de/ as a girls' name is of Old Norse origin, and the meaning of the name Astride is "beautiful goddess". Astride is an alternate form, with the suffix -e, of Astrid (Old Norse): Scandinavian name.
(female) Astriko, Astrisa, ..
(male) Astrige, Astrine, ..
How popular is Astride?
Astride is an unusual given name for women. Astride is an equally uncommon last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Below is a graphed analysis of the history of Astride and related names. The only popular varying form of Astride (not ranked) is Astrid (#913 via latest list). Other variants, like Estrid, are seldom used. Adoption of this relation of Astride is widespread presently (#913). (Top Baby Names, 2014)
Recommended names are Adrie, Aide, Alarice, Alfrida, Andrine, Anstice, Arie, Arrie, Artice, Artie▼, Artrice, Ashbie, Ashlie▼, Asteria, Asterina, Asti, Astraea, Astrea, Astria, Astrithr, Athie, Attie, Aubrie▲, Audrie, Austine, Averie▲, Avrie, Azurine and Bride. These names tend to be more frequently used than Astride.