Given Name VESTA

GENDER: Feminine
PRONOUNCED: WES-ta (Classical Latin), VES-tə (English)  [details]

Meaning & History

Probably a Roman cognate of HESTIA. Vesta was the Roman goddess of the hearth. A continuous fire, tended by the Vestal Virgins, was burned in the Temple of Vesta in Rome.


Animal Crossing characters, asteroids, currently out of the US top 1000, fire, goddesses
Entry updated July 2, 2017