Meaning and Origin of: Anastasia

Girl name origins & meanings

  • Greek : Resurrection

Family name origins & meanings

  • Italian : from the personal name Anastasia, feminine form of Anastasio. Anastasia was a popular personal name in medieval southern Europe because of the cult of a 4th-century saint who was martyred at Sirmium in Dalmatia. She was widely venerated, especially in the Eastern Church.
  • Italian : in some instances, perhaps a habitational name from the place name Santa Anastasìa, in Naples province.