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Anastasia

Anastasia is getting a makeover! Once a harsh-sounding Russian name associated with the daughter of Czar Nicholas II who fled during the Russian Revolution—and, subsequently, a 1997 Disney film—Anastasia is now perceived as an elegant, regal name choice for girls and has gained popularity in the US.

Origin

  • greek: Resurrection
  • russian: Resurrection

Alternative Spellings

Syllables: 4

Famous Namesakes:

Russian ballerina Anastasia Volochova, Grand Duchess of Russia Anastasia Romanova, Olympic gymnast Nastia Liukin

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