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Stella Meaning


What does Stella mean?

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.

The Given Name Stella

Stella appeals to parents who seek a name with genuine depth.

A wonderfully classic name.

Wrap it up and take it home, Stella may just be the name you're looking for.

Stella falls into the name categories celestial, classic.

Some famous bearers of this name include: Stella Kowalski, and Stella Maxwell.

Stella Popularity

In the U.S. in 2015, it ranked 51 in baby name popularity for girls with 4,769 occurrences. It ranked 10,411 in baby name popularity for boys with 7 occurrences.

In contrast, the year before it ranked 66 in baby name popularity for girls with 4,185 occurrences. It ranked 11,877 in baby name popularity for boys with 6 occurrences.

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

Stella Related Names

The name Estrella is a form of Stella.

Famous Stellas

  • Stella Kowalski ~ A Streetcar Named Desire character
  • Stella Maxwell ~ Actress

Stella Numerology

What will your new littleStella be like?

It may all be in the numbers.

The numbers that make up your child's name.

Numerology may give you some insight.

Children named Stella are often exotic and competent but most of all they are read more >>

Stella Name Fun

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

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Stella.

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.