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Nesta Meaning


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Origin & Meaning

The name Nesta is of Welsh origin.

The meaning of Nesta is "pure, chaste".  


In the U.S. in 2014 less than 5 girls were given the name.  It ranked 7890 in popular baby names for boys with 10 occurrences. 

View the Nesta Name Popularity Page to see how the popularity trend for Nesta has changed since 1880, or to compare the popularity of Nesta to other names.


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Nesta is a diminutive (nickname) of Agnes.

Other Tidbits

Name Fun

Would you like to fingerspell the name Nesta in American Sign Language?

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Nesta.

Just for fun, see the name Nesta in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.

Learn about nautical flags and see your name or message written in nautical flags, on the Nesta in Nautical Flags page.

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Last year this name was ranked as one of the top 1000 most popular names within its gender.

Keep in mind how popular a name is. Your child may feel that they fit in more with a more popular name. On the other hand, they may feel more special if their name is less popular and more uniquely their own. As you see it can go both ways, so just keep this point in mind as you examine the different possibilities.

Please refer to our Naming Tips page for more items to keep in mind when determining your baby's name.