Meaning and name origin
Estelle \e-stelle, es-telle\ as a girl's 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 is a very popular first name for females (#417 out of 4276, Top 10%) and also a very popular surname or last name for all people (#17362 out of 88799, Top 20%) (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Estelle for girls. Estelle reached its highest rank of #123 in the U.S. in 1910-1919. (2014 statistics).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Estelle and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Stella (#66), Esther (#203), Estrella (#839), Estelle (#906), Estella (#955), Estela, Estell and Essie. (2014 statistics).