What does Estelle mean?
Estelle \e-stelle, es-telle\ as a girls' name is pronounced ess-STEL. It is of Old French and Latin origin, and the meaning of Estelle is "star". From Stella. Literary: the Latinate form Estella is the name of a happy character in Charles Dickens' novel "Great Expectations". See also Astra and Esther.
Estelle▼ has 26 more related variations via Astra, Esther, Stella: Asta, Astera, Asteria, Asterina, Astraea, Astrea, Astri, Astria, Eistir, Eppie, Ess, Essy, Esta▼, Ester▼, Estera, Eszter, Ettey, Etti, Ettie▼, Etty, Hester▼, Hesther, Hetty, Hittie, Stela and Yesfir.
Estelle is a very prominent first name for women (#417 out of 4276, Top 10%) and also a very prominent surname for both adults and children (#16224 out of 150436, Top 11%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Presented below is the baby name popularity of Estelle for girls. Estelle reached its apex rank of #123 in the U.S. during 1910-1919, and is at #906 presently. (Top 1000 Birth Names Statistics, 2014)
Shown below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Estelle and associated names. Stella (#66 a year ago), Esther (#203), Estrella (#839), Estella (#955), Ettie, Hester, Hetty, Ester, Esta, Estela, Estell and Essie are the prominent variation forms of Estelle (#906 a year ago). These girl names reached the height of their popularity during the years 1890-1899 (usage of 0.5649%) and have become significantly less widespread since (usage 0.1562%, down 72.3%), with versions such as Estrella, Estela, Estell, Essie and Esta becoming somewhat outmoded. Stella (#66) is the most fashionable birth name in this compilation, and there is also a revival in baby name usage for this name. (Top 1000 Birth Names Statistics, 2014)