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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Estelle

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Wiktionary

From Old French estelle (“star”), originally from Latin stella. Name of a third century martyr.

  1. A female given name borrowed from French.

Estelle was also found in the following language(s): French

Notable Persons Named Estelle

Estelle Getty was an actress, comedian, and actor. Her most notable accomplishments were from 1978 to 2001. Estelle was given the name Estelle Scher on July 25th, 1923 in New York City, New York, U.S. Estelle is also known as Estelle Shweet-Gettleman, Scher, and Estelle. She died on July 22nd, 2008.

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Louise Fletcher is an actress. Her career lasted from 1958 to 2012. Louise was given the name Estelle Louise Fletcher on July 22nd, 1934 in Birmingham, Alabama, U.S.

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Estelle is a singer, songwriter, and record producer. She has been prominent since 2004. Estelle was given the name Estelle Fanta Swaray on January 18th, 1980 in Hammersmith, London, England.

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Stella Stevens is an actress, director, and actor. She has had major accomplishments since 1959. Stella was given the name Estelle Caro Eggleston on October 1st, 1936 in Yazoo City, Mississippi, U.S.

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Merle Oberon was an actress. Her career lasted from 1928 to 1973. Merle was given the name Estelle Merle O'Brien Thompson on February 19th, 1911 in Mumbai. She left this life on November 23rd, 1979.

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Estelle Parsons is an actress. Her ongoing career started in 1956. Estelle was given the name Estelle Margaret Parsons on November 20th, 1927 in Lynn, Massachusetts, U.S.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Estelle

Estelle is a singer, songwriter, and record producer. She has been prominent since 2004. Estelle was given the name Estelle Fanta Swaray on January 18th, 1980 in Hammersmith, London, England.

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She holds the title Duchess of Östergötland and Duke of Östergötland. Princess was born as the child of Prince Daniel, Duke of Västergötland, Victoria, and Crown Princess of Sweden on February 23rd, 2012 in Karolinska University Hospital. Princess is also known as Estelle Silvia Ewa Mary, Princess, and Duchess of Östergötland.

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His career lasted from 1954 to 2001. Don was given the name Ronald Edwards on May 22nd, 1933 in Crumpsall. He left this life on August 2nd, 2003.

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Julie Estelle is an actress and model. Her most notable accomplishments were from 2005 to present. Julie was given the name Julie Estelle Gasnier on January 4th, 1989 in Jakarta.

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Jean-Baptiste was born in 1662. He passed away in 1723.

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Linda Estelle is a eurodance musician. Her ongoing career started in 1995. Linda was given the name Linda Roza Blokland on January 23rd, 1974 in Arnhem, Netherlands.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1880 119 119 0
1881 127 127 0
1882 133 133 0
1883 151 151 0
1884 182 182 0
1885 183 183 0
1886 216 216 0
1887 170 170 0
1888 274 274 0
1889 286 286 0
1890 277 277 0
1891 254 254 0
1892 295 295 0
1893 335 335 0
1894 331 326 5
1895 381 381 0
1896 392 392 0
1897 439 439 0
1898 410 410 0
1899 376 376 0
1900 556 556 0
1901 382 382 0
1902 472 472 0
1903 402 402 0
1904 464 464 0
1905 510 510 0
1906 520 520 0
1907 609 609 0
1908 680 675 5
1909 669 669 0
1910 749 749 0
1911 864 864 0
1912 1,060 1,053 7
1913 1,129 1,129 0
1914 1,437 1,432 5
1915 1,793 1,784 9
1916 1,781 1,772 9
1917 1,711 1,704 7
1918 1,715 1,702 13
1919 1,628 1,618 10
1920 1,466 1,460 6
1921 1,445 1,436 9
1922 1,339 1,331 8
1923 1,196 1,191 5
1924 1,272 1,266 6
1925 1,253 1,240 13
1926 1,121 1,113 8
1927 1,239 1,239 0
1928 1,101 1,095 6
1929 914 909 5
1930 878 872 6
1931 764 764 0
1932 754 747 7
1933 521 521 0
1934 581 581 0
1935 533 528 5
1936 477 477 0
1937 398 398 0
1938 455 455 0
1939 361 361 0
1940 385 385 0
1941 355 355 0
1942 363 363 0
1943 375 370 5
1944 307 307 0
1945 277 277 0
1946 295 295 0
1947 324 324 0
1948 303 303 0
1949 246 246 0
1950 240 240 0
1951 244 244 0
1952 221 221 0
1953 230 230 0
1954 197 197 0
1955 184 184 0
1956 158 158 0
1957 160 160 0
1958 142 142 0
1959 152 152 0
1960 154 154 0
1961 154 154 0
1962 106 106 0
1963 123 123 0
1964 112 112 0
1965 106 106 0
1966 95 95 0
1967 75 75 0
1968 72 72 0
1969 81 81 0
1970 66 66 0
1971 73 73 0
1972 69 69 0
1973 76 76 0
1974 56 56 0
1975 55 55 0
1976 41 41 0
1977 52 52 0
1978 45 45 0
1979 56 56 0
1980 53 53 0
1981 59 59 0
1982 47 47 0
1983 41 41 0
1984 40 40 0
1985 28 28 0
1986 44 44 0
1987 47 47 0
1988 46 46 0
1989 50 50 0
1990 35 35 0
1991 43 43 0
1992 29 29 0
1993 44 44 0
1994 37 37 0
1995 41 41 0
1996 27 27 0
1997 31 31 0
1998 48 48 0
1999 58 58 0
2000 63 63 0
2001 73 73 0
2002 69 69 0
2003 70 70 0
2004 103 103 0
2005 118 118 0
2006 96 96 0
2007 106 106 0
2008 109 109 0
2009 159 159 0
2010 158 158 0
2011 199 199 0
2012 265 265 0
2013 257 257 0
2014 301 301 0
2015 341 341 0
2016 342 342 0
2017 344 344 0

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Popularity of Estelle as a first name

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Popularity of Estelle as a last name

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Common last names for Estelle

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  • Thompson
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Common first names for Estelle

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Estelle U.S.
  White 58.95% 64.26%
  African American 31.34% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 3.29% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 4.35% 16.26%

Of Last Name Estelle

People with the last name Estelle are most frequently White or African American

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Fun Facts about the name Estelle

  • What name lists does Estelle rank for?
  • How Popular is the name Estelle? Estelle is the 962nd most popular name of all time. As a last name Estelle was the 16,136th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Estelle have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 53,376 babies born with the first name Estelle in the United States. That's more than enough people named Estelle to occupy the territory of Faroe Islands (Denmark) with an estimated population of 48,285 (as of March 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Estelle? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given as a first name to 119 new born babies.
  • When was Estelle first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Estelle is Friday, October 14th, 1864.
  • What year had the most people named Estelle born? The highest recorded use of the first name Estelle was in 1915 with a total of 1,784 babies. That's a lot of babies named Estelle!
  • Random Estelle Factoid: According to the 1929 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Estelle ranks 87th in popularity as a baby girl's name in Rhode Island. Imagine that, 14 babies in Rhode Island have the same name as you in 1929.
  • Weird things about the name Estelle: Your name in reverse order is Elletse. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Ellseet. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Estelle? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 1,793 people with the last name Estelle.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Estelle? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Estelle as their last name since less than 1 person in 164k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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