What does Estella mean?
Estella \e-stella, es-tella\ as a girls' name. Estella's roots are Greek, Old Norse, Old French and Latin, and the name Estella means "star-like; love". Estella is a variant of Asta (Greek, Old Norse): also a short form of Anastasia. Estella is also a derivative of Estelle (Old French, Latin): from Stella.
Estella▼ has 1 variant: Estela▼.
Estella▼ has 19 more related forms via Asta, Estelle, Stella: Astera, Asteria, Asti, Astra, Essie▼, Estee, Estel, Estele, Estelita, Estell▼, Esther, Estrella▼, Estrellita, Etoile, Hadassah, Hester▼, Marianela, Stela and Stelle.
Estella is a very popular first name for females (#541 out of 4276, Top 13%) and also a very popular last name for all people (#51809 out of 150436, Top 34%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Presented below is the birth name popularity of Estella for girls. Estella reached its apex rank of #115 in the U.S. then, and is at #955 presently. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Below is a graphed comparison of the usage of the girl name Estella and corresponding names. Popular variation forms of Estella (#955 a year ago) listed in the Top 1000 are Essie, Estela, Estell, Estelle (#906 a year ago), Esther (#203), Estrella (#839), Hadassah (#701), Hester and Stella (#66). These girl names were at the top of their popularity during the years 1890-1899 (usage of 0.571%) and have become significantly less popular since (usage 0.233%, down 59.2%), with forms such as Essie, Estela, Estell, Estrella and Hester becoming somewhat dated. Hadassah (#701) and Stella (#66) are two of the more chic baby names in this list, and there is a rebound in birth name usage for Stella. (2014 Birth Statistics)