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What does Hestia mean?

Hestia [hes-tia] as a girls' name is of Greek origin. Mythology: name of the Greek goddess of the hearth, equivalent to the Roman goddess Vesta.

Related girl names: Artemis and Hester.

Associated with: greek, mythology, goddess, roman.


Hestia has 1 related form via Vesta: Vesteria.

Kreatif forms:
(female) Hertia, Hetia, ..

(male) Hesni, Hestiani, ..

How popular is Hestia?

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


Ranking and usage % can show different trends depending on the distribution of names that year.

Prominent related forms of Hestia (outside Top 2000) are Hester and Vesta. Adoption of these forms of Hestia was more pronounced among parents 124 years ago (median #273). Displayed below is a comparison of the history of the girl name Hestia and affiliated names. (Top 2000 Names, 2014)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Hester, Vesta in U.S.

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

Similar Names


Suggested similar names are Bastia, Betia, Cesia, Destina, Hedia, Hefzia, Helia, Hellia, Henia, Hepzia (see Hephzibah), Hermia, Herta, Hertha, Hetta, Hettie, Ieshia, Jessia, Jestina, Keshia, Kesia, Lesia, Nessia, Nesta, Netia, Nettia, Ostia, Tertia, Tesia, Teskia, Tessia and Weslia. These names tend to be more frequently used than Hestia.