First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010

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Meanings and Origins

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Origin and Meaning of Hestia

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

Other Dictionary Sources
  1. (Greek mythology) the goddess of the hearth and its fire in ancient mythology; identified with Roman Vesta

From Ancient Greek Ἑστία (Hestía), from ἑστία (hestía, “hearth”).

  1. (Greek mythology) The virgin goddess of the hearth, and the household, and therefore of domestic life.
  2. (astronomy) Short for 46 Hestia, a main belt asteroid.

Fun Facts about the name Hestia

  • How Popular is the name Hestia? Hestia is the 79,339th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Hestia have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2016, the Social Security Administration has recorded 6 babies born with the first name Hestia in the United States.
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Hestia? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 2016 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Hestia first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Hestia is Wednesday, October 3rd, 1906.
  • What year had the most people named Hestia born? The highest recorded use of the first name Hestia was in 2016 with a total of 6 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Hestia: Your name in reverse order is Aitseh. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Ahsiet. How do you pronounce that?

What Hestia's Have Visited This Page?

Past life for Hestia born Jan 23, 1968

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Bulgaria approximately on 1075. Your profession was monk, bee-keeper, and lone gunman.

As an inquisitive and inventive person, you liked to get to the very bottom of things and to rummage in books. Talent for drama, natural born actor. Your lesson - to learn discretion and reason and then teach others to do that. Your life will be happier, when you help those who lack reasoning.

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  • Sources:
  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
  • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.