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Meaning and Origin of: Stella girl

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First name origins & meanings:

  1. Latin: Star
  2. Latin: Star
  3. French: Variation of Estella

First name variations: Estel, Estella, Estela, Estele, Estell, Esthella, Estie, Estee, Estelina, Estelle, Stela, Stellar, Star, Starr, Starla, Starling

Last name origins & meanings:

  1. Italian: from stella ‘star’. In most cases it probably derives from a medieval female personal name or nickname, but it may also have been a habitational name for someone who lived at a house distinguished by the sign of a star or from any of the places so named (for example in Savona and Salerno), or a topographic name for someone who lived at a place from which roads radiated out in various different directions.
  2. Dutch: from a Latin translation of Dutch Ster, meaning ‘star’, a habitational name derived from a house sign.

Famous people with this first name: Stella McCartney, Stella Tennant

Famous people who gave their babies this name: Antonio Banderas, Lindsay Buckingham, Matt Damon, Melanie Griffith, Harvey Keitel, Dave Matthews, Paul McCartney, Molly Shannon, Elizabeth Shue, Tori Spelling, Ellen Pompeo

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