Gender Feminine
Pronounced Pron. WEHS-ta(Latin) VEHS-tə(English)  [key·IPA]

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.


Name Days

Estonia: October 17


Entry updated November 20, 2020