Anastasia[an′ə stā′z̸hə, -s̸hə; -z̸hē ə, -s̸hē ə]
Origin of AnastasiaLate Latin feminine of Anastasius ; from Classical Greek Anastasias, literally , of the resurrection
- A female given name.
From the name of a 4th century martyr, Ancient Greek Ἀναστασία (Anastasia), from ἀνάστασις (anastasis, “resurrection”). The name, and its male counterpart Anastasius, were originally given to children who were born around Eastertime during the early years of Christianity.