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GenderFeminine & Masculine
UsageEnglish
PronouncedPron.STAY-see
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Meaning & History

Either a diminutive of ANASTASIA, or else from a surname which was derived from Stace, a medieval form of EUSTACE. As a feminine name, it came into general use during the 1950s, though it had earlier been in use as a rare masculine name.
DiminutiveStace
Feminine FormsStaci, Stacie
Other Languages & CulturesAnastasia Ancient Greek Anastasia, Anastasiya Belarusian Anastasiya, Asya Bulgarian Anastazija, Staša, Stošija Croatian Anastázie, Anastazie Czech Anastasie French Anastasia Georgian Anastasia, Natasa, Tasia, Tasoula Greek Anasztázia Hungarian Anastasia Italian Anastasija Latvian Anastasija Lithuanian Anastasija Macedonian Anastazja Polish Anastasia, Anastasiya, Asya, Nastasia, Nastasya, Nastya, Stasya Russian Anastasija, Staša Serbian Anastázia Slovak Anastazija, Nastja, Staša Slovene Anastasia Spanish Anastasia, Anastasiya Ukrainian

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Entry updated July 27, 2010   Contribute