What does Estella mean?
Estella [es-tel-la] as a girls' name has its root in Latin, and the name Estella means "star-like; love". Estella is a variant form of Asta (Greek, Old Norse): also a short variant of Anastasia. Estella is also a derivative of Estelle (Old French, Latin): from Stella.
Associated with: star.
Estella▼ has 1 variant: Estela.Creative forms:
(female) Estelie, Estelta, ..
(male) Estelia, Estelley, .. Middle name pairings:
Estella Kamiyah (E.K.), ..
How popular is Estella?
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. Demographics)
Estella reached its apex rank of #115 in the U.S. in the 1880s, and is at #874 presently. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)
Which version is better?with its source forms and related girl names. Popular variation forms of Estella (#874 via latest list) listed in the Top 2000 are Estel, Estela, Estell, Estelle (#823 via latest list), Estrella (#794) and Stella (#51). Other variants, like Stela, are seldom used. These relations of Estella were at the top of their popularity 115 years ago (usage of 0.52%) and are almost as popular today (usage 0.42%, ▼19.9%). Stella has been the most well-known version, while versions like Estelle are now less popular.
Estella▼ is pronounced similarly to Eustolia. Other recommended names are Adella▼, Agnella (see Agnes), Angella, Arbella, Ardella, Ariella▲, Aristella, Asela, Aviella, Axella, Bidella (see Bedelia), Camella, Cerella, Cristella, Csilla, Donella, Edelle, Ehtel, Ella▲, Emelda, Emilla, Ester▼, Estera, Etel, Etelka (see Ethel), Evelia, Fenella, Fidella, Finella, Fynella, Huella, Idella▼, Isabella▲, Isobella, Janella, Jenella, Jewella, Joella, Kristella, Lavella, Loella, Louella▼, Lovella, Marella, Martella, Morella, Nanella, Noella, Norella, Novella▼, Odella, Oriella, Pamella, Rafella, Refella (see Raphaela), Robella, Romella, Rosella▼, Rozella, Rudella, Sadella, Samella, Sibella, Sybella, Sydella, Terella, Udella, Vitella, Winstella, Wynstella, Yabella, Ysabella, Ysbella and Yudella. These names tend to be less commonly used than Estella.See names in meaning and etymology.