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GenderFeminine
UsageEnglish
PronouncedPron.es-TEL-ə
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Meaning & History

Latinate form of ESTELLE. This was the name of the heroine, Estella Havisham, in Charles Dickens' novel 'Great Expectations' (1860).
DiminutiveEssie
Other Languages & CulturesStella Dutch Estelle French Stella German Stella Italian Estela Portuguese Stela Romanian Estela, Estrella Spanish

Categories

celestial, Charles Dickens characters, ends in -ella, Latinizations, literature, space, stars, Suikoden characters, Tolkien characters
Entry updated October 11, 2012   Contribute