Anastasia

Anastasia - A very unique female name



  May 21,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Anastasia, meaning resurrection, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1910 on position #500. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Anastasia and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Anastasia? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Anastasia. The baby girl name Anastasia was given to 891 baby girls in 2012, ranking #342 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 1,586 baby girls were given this name - making this a very unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Anastasia peaked in popularity 21 years ago in 1998 on position 266.



Famous with this name

Anastasia Hille
Anastasia Sivayeva
Anastasia Voznesenskaya


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Anastasia is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Anastasia is currently topping the baby name charts in New Mexico at position #144 - and is the least popular in Mississippi at position #597.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Anastasia is where you live.


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Anastasia origin and meaning

Anastasia is a 9 letter name with 5 syllables. This name means resurrection. To see famous people named Anastasia, pop culture references for the name Anastasia and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Anastasia

We've found the following names that sound similar to Anastasia, sorted by popularity.

Anastacia / Aniston / Anniston / Annastasia / Ankita / Anistyn / Anastazia / Annistyn / Anastasi / Anquette /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
2012342
2011373
2010361
2009324
2008364
2007315
2006289
2005291
2004287
2003269
2002267
2001309
2000311
1999305
1998266
1997304
1996323
1995345
1994323
1993339
1992341
1991368
1990376
1989335
1988314
1987271
1986481
1985532
1984507
1983523
1982639
1981635
1980743
1979654
1978737
1977657
1976680
1975606
1974657
1973675
1972727
1971685
1970678
1969729
1968679
1967691
1966793
1965828
1964852
1963973
1962965
19611036
1960944
1959920
19581056
1957922
19561500
19551519
19541397
19531304
19521688
19511927
19501377
19481170
19471255
19461065
19451205
19441535
19431051
19421042
1941943
19401199
19391155
19381114
1937981
19361032
1935892
1934791
1933921
1932893
19311007
1930830
1929912
1928796
1927688
1926795
1925720
1924712
1923699
1922647
1921602
1920606
1919556
1918527
1917568
1916564
1915597
1914481
1913570
1912576
1911523
1910500

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
New Mexico144
Colorado178
North Dakota214
Florida230
Pennsylvania236
Massachusetts255
Idaho257
New York260
Wisconsin282
Illinois283
Missouri284
Arizona286
Washington286
Iowa316
North Carolina317
Arkansas326
Ohio331
Michigan335
Minnesota353
New Jersey355
Indiana357
Kentucky365
Connecticut370
Oklahoma379
Texas393
Oregon396
Virginia424
South Carolina431
Maryland446
California456
Utah481
Tennessee520
Louisiana534
Georgia536
Alabama551
Kansas572
Mississippi597

Even more about Anastasia


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Anastasia a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique female name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Anastasia?

5 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
1998
Peak year
Female


Popularity Score™

Name Anastasia
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 1,586
Letter count 9
Syllable count 5
Year first discovered 1910
2012 births +891

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