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pinWhat does Estelle mean?

Estelle /es-tel-le/ [2 sylls.] 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 13 variants: Essie, Estee, Estel, Estela, Estele, Estelita, Estell, Estella, Estrella, Estrellita, Marianela, Stella and Stelle.

Estelle has 26 more relations 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.

Kreatif forms: Esteleu, Estelleeu, Estelli. [more]

pinHow popular is Estelle?

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. in the 1910s, and is at #906 presently. (Top 1000 Birth Names Statistics, 2014)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Estelle name in U.S.

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

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). Variants like Yesfir are seldom used. 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)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Estelle, Essie, Esta, Estela, Estell in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Estella, Ester, Esther, Estrella, Ettie in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Hester, Hetty, Stella in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Ester, Stella outside U.S.