Anastasia

First Name
43k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
1k
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

What does the name Anastasia mean? Find out below.

Origin and Meaning of Anastasia

"Anastasia" is a name of Greek origin, and it means "Resurrection". It's a name commonly given to girls.

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From the name of a 4th century martyr, Ancient Greek Ἀναστασία (Anastasía), from ἀνάστασις (anástasis, “resurrection”). The name, and its male counterpart Anastasius, were originally given to children who were born around Eastertime during the early years of Christianity.

  1. A female given name.

Notable Persons Named Anastasia

Staci Keanan is an actress. Her ongoing career started in 1987. Staci was given the name Anastasia Sagorsky on June 6th, 1975 in Devon, Pennsylvania, US. Staci is also known as Stacy Keanan, Stacy Keenan, and Staci Love.

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Anastasia Tsilimpiou is an actress. She has had major accomplishments since 2005. Anastasia was born Anastasia Tsilimpiou on November 12th, 1997 in Athens.

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Anastasia Baranova is an actress. Her most notable accomplishments were from 2002 to present. Anastasia was born on April 23rd, 1989 in Moscow.

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Anastasia Romanovna is royalty. Her most notable accomplishments were from 1547 to 1560.

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Anastasia was born on July 3rd, 1991 in Samara, Russian SFSR, Soviet Union.

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Anastasia Lin is an actor, model (people), human rights activists, actress, model, and human rights activist. Anastasia was born on January 1st, 1990 in Hunan, China. Anastasia is also known as Lin Yefan.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Anastasia

He holds the title Boss of the Gambino crime family and Boss of theGambino crime family. Albert was given the name Umberto Anastasio on September 26th, 1902 in Tropea. He breathed his last breath on October 25th, 1957.

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Princess Anastasia was royalty. She holds the title Duchess of Leuchtenberg and Grand Duchess Anastasia Nikolaevna of Russia. Princess was born as the child of Nikola I Petrović-Njegoš and Milena Vukotić on June 4th, 1868 in Cetinje. She passed away on November 25th, 1935.

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Saint Anastasia was a saint. She holds the title Martyr. Saint was born in Roman or Sirmian native. She breathed her last breath in 25.

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She holds the title Princess consort of Löwenstein-Wertheim-Rosenberg. Anastasia was born as the child of Prince Hubertus of Prussia and Princess Magdalena Reuss of Köstritz on February 14th, 1944 in BriegIII Reich.

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George Anastasia is a crime journalist, organized crime expert, author, and columnist. He has had major accomplishments since 1970. George was born on February 5th, 1947 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S.

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She holds the title Princess Friedrich Ferdinand of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Glücksburg. Duchess was born as the child of Frederick Francis IV, Grand Duke of Mecklenburg-Schwerin, and Princess Alexandra of Hanover (1882–1963) on November 11th, 1923 in Gelbensande. She left this life on January 25th, 1979.

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How popular is the baby name Anastasia in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1880 10 10 0
1881 11 11 0
1882 11 11 0
1883 14 14 0
1884 17 17 0
1885 15 15 0
1886 23 23 0
1887 22 22 0
1888 20 20 0
1889 21 21 0
1890 28 28 0
1891 34 34 0
1892 25 25 0
1893 27 27 0
1894 53 53 0
1895 24 24 0
1896 36 36 0
1897 32 32 0
1898 32 32 0
1899 23 23 0
1900 33 33 0
1901 38 38 0
1902 24 24 0
1903 30 30 0
1904 41 41 0
1905 32 32 0
1906 48 48 0
1907 37 37 0
1908 34 34 0
1909 33 33 0
1910 47 47 0
1911 59 59 0
1912 61 61 0
1913 72 72 0
1914 125 125 0
1915 114 114 0
1916 126 126 0
1917 131 131 0
1918 157 157 0
1919 143 143 0
1920 122 122 0
1921 142 142 0
1922 133 133 0
1923 108 108 0
1924 97 97 0
1925 105 105 0
1926 81 81 0
1927 91 91 0
1928 78 78 0
1929 65 65 0
1930 64 64 0
1931 49 49 0
1932 53 53 0
1933 46 46 0
1934 60 60 0
1935 40 40 0
1936 41 41 0
1937 48 48 0
1938 37 37 0
1939 28 28 0
1940 36 36 0
1941 50 50 0
1942 43 43 0
1943 48 48 0
1944 23 23 0
1945 30 30 0
1946 45 45 0
1947 43 43 0
1948 43 43 0
1949 31 31 0
1950 39 39 0
1951 31 31 0
1952 34 34 0
1953 41 41 0
1954 41 41 0
1955 37 37 0
1956 42 42 0
1957 111 111 0
1958 87 87 0
1959 119 119 0
1960 115 115 0
1961 110 110 0
1962 111 111 0
1963 124 124 0
1964 142 142 0
1965 149 149 0
1966 153 153 0
1967 186 186 0
1968 219 219 0
1969 206 206 0
1970 238 238 0
1971 236 236 0
1972 211 211 0
1973 231 231 0
1974 225 225 0
1975 253 253 0
1976 239 239 0
1977 260 260 0
1978 232 232 0
1979 258 258 0
1980 225 225 0
1981 281 281 0
1982 289 289 0
1983 382 382 0
1984 392 392 0
1985 386 386 0
1986 431 431 0
1987 908 908 0
1988 789 782 7
1989 761 755 6
1990 693 688 5
1991 706 706 0
1992 741 741 0
1993 778 778 0
1994 833 833 0
1995 757 757 0
1996 858 858 0
1997 949 949 0
1998 1,176 1,176 0
1999 1,005 1,005 0
2000 1,027 1,027 0
2001 1,028 1,028 0
2002 1,192 1,192 0
2003 1,174 1,174 0
2004 1,156 1,156 0
2005 1,131 1,126 5
2006 1,147 1,147 0
2007 1,072 1,072 0
2008 915 915 0
2009 1,011 1,011 0
2010 873 873 0
2011 865 865 0
2012 932 932 0
2013 1,241 1,241 0
2014 1,341 1,341 0
2015 1,502 1,502 0
2016 1,702 1,702 0
2017 1,790 1,790 0

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Popularity of Anastasia as a first name

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Popularity of Anastasia as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Anastasia U.S.
  White 93.26% 64.26%
  African American 1.54% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.96% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 3.46% 16.26%

Of Last Name Anastasia

People with the last name Anastasia are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Anastasia

  • What name lists does Anastasia rank for?
  • How Popular is the name Anastasia? Anastasia is the 1,112th most popular name of all time. As a last name Anastasia was the 24,186th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Anastasia have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 42,662 babies born with the first name Anastasia in the United States. That's more than enough people named Anastasia to occupy the territory of Sint Maarten (the Netherlands) with an estimated population of 37,429 (as of January 1, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Anastasia? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given as a first name to 10 new born babies.
  • When was Anastasia first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Anastasia is Wednesday, January 18th, 1871.
  • What year had the most people named Anastasia born? The highest recorded use of the first name Anastasia was in 2017 with a total of 1,790 babies. That's a lot of babies named Anastasia!
  • Random Anastasia Factoid: According to the 1987 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Anastasia ranks 95th in popularity as a baby girl's name in Alaska. Imagine that, 9 babies in Alaska have the same name as you in 1987.
  • Weird things about the name Anastasia: Your name in reverse order is Aisatsana. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Nassiataa. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Anastasia? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 1,039 people with the last name Anastasia.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Anastasia? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Anastasia as their last name since less than 1 person in 286k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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