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.
- greek: Resurrection
- russian: Resurrection
Russian ballerina Anastasia Volochova, Grand Duchess of Russia Anastasia Romanova, Olympic gymnast Nastia Liukin