Anastasia: baby girl name meaning and popularity

Anastasia

Feminine form of the Greek Anastasios, meaning “of the resurrection,” this name held the top spot for girls’ names in Eastern Europe and Russia for decades and is currently trendy due to a little known book and movie called Fifty Shades of Gray.

Nicknames:

Stacey, Stacie, Asia, Anna, Tasha.

Famous people named Anastasia:

Fictional Anastasia Steele from Fifty Shades of Gray; Israeli Olympic synchronized swimmer Anastasia Gloushkov; singer Annastasia Baker; actress Anastasia Griffith.

Fun fact:

There is a popular 1997 Disney movie called Anastasia.

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