Origin:Greek
Popularity:382
Meaning:resurrection
If there's a perfect name for a Disney princess (or your own little princess), it's Anastasia. Soft, sweet and lyrical, the name is a breathlessly beautiful option. It was the name given to a fourth-century saint who was a martyr and later became popular with members of the Eastern Orthodox Church. Later, it was given to the daughter of Nicholas II, the last emperor of Russia. It was also, of course, the name of a 1997 Disney movie. Anastasia is the feminine form of Anastasius, which means “resurrection.”

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