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The baby girl name Stella is of Latin origin. Stella meaning, Stella popularity, Stella hieroglyphics, Stella numerology, and other interesting facts.

The name Stella is of Latin origin.

The meaning of Stella is "star".  

Stella is generally used as a girl's name. It consists of 6 letters and 2 syllables and is pronounced Ste-lla.

In the U.S. in 2012, it ranked 62  in popular baby names for girls with 3964 occurrences.  It ranked 11973 in popular baby names for boys with 6 occurrences. 

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


The name Estrella is a form of Stella.

Stella falls into the name categories celestial, classic.

Would you like to fingerspell the name Stella in American Sign Language?
Then just follow the diagram below.

Just for fun, see the name Stella 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 Stella in Nautical Flags page.

Looking for something more mystical? Visit the Stella Numerology page.

Stella Numerology
Stella in Hieroglyhics
Stella in Nautical Flags
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.

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