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Meaning and Name Origin

Hestia \he(s)-tia\ as a girls' name is of Greek origin. Mythology: name of the Greek goddess of the hearth, equivalent to the Roman goddess Vesta.

For more information, see also related girl names Artemis and Hester.


Hestia has 1 related form via Vesta: Vesteria.


Hestia is a rare first name for women and an equivalently unique surname too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Hestia and affiliated names. Prominent related forms of Hestia (#unlisted) listed in the Top 1000 are Hester and Vesta. Adoption of these girl names was at its peak during 1890-1899 and has become significantly lower since, with the forms Hester and Vesta becoming less stylish. (2014 Birth Statistics)

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

Top 100 baby names ranking of Hestia and related baby names outside U.S.