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GenderMasculine
ScriptsΑναστασιος Ancient Greek

Meaning & History

Latinized form of the Greek name Αναστασιος (Anastasios) which meant "resurrection" from Greek αναστασις (anastasis) (composed of the elements ανα (ana) "up" and στασις (stasis) "standing"). This was the name of numerous early saints and martyrs, including a 7th-century monk and writer from Alexandria who is especially venerated in the Eastern Church.
VariantAnastasios
Feminine FormAnastasia
Other Languages & CulturesAnastas, Anastasiy Bulgarian Staas Dutch Anastasios Greek Anasztáz Hungarian Anastasio Italian Anastazy Polish Anastas, Anastasiy Russian Anastasio Spanish

Categories

emperors, martyrs, Orthodox saints, popes, saints
Entry updated December 8, 2017   Contribute