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Girl Name: Estelle

Name: Estelle
Pronunciation: \e-stelle, es-telle\
Gender / Sex: girl name girl
Meaning: star
Origin: Latin
Sounds Like: Eustolia
Variant forms: Essie, Estee, Estel, Estela, Estele, Estelita, Estell, Estella, Estrella, Estrellita, Stella, Stelle
Rank as First Name (Given Name): 417
Rank as Last Name (Surname, Family Name): 17362

Description

Estelle \e-stelle, es-telle\ as a girl's name is pronounced ess-STEL. It is of Old French and Latin origin, and the meaning of Estelle is "star". See Astra, Esther and Stella. Literary: Estella is the name of a character in Charles Dickens' novel "Great Expectations". The French variant Est?(ess-TAY) is familiar due to Est?Lauder, co-founder of the cosmetic company.

Estelle has 12 variant forms: Essie, Estee, Estel, Estela, Estele, Estelita, Estell, Estella, Estrella, Estrellita, Stella and Stelle.

A baby name that sounds like Estelle is Eustolia.

View a list of the 2 names that reference Estelle.

Popularity

Estelle is a very popular first name for women (#417 out of 4276) and also a very popular surname or last name for both men and women (#17362 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)

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