What is the meaning of the name Stella?

The name Stella is primarily a female name of Latin origin that means Star.

Stella Adler was a famous acting teacher known for the “Adler Method” of acting. Stella McCartney is daughter to Beatle Paul McCartney and a famous fashion designer in her own right. Singers named Stella include Stella Maessen, Stella vander, and Stella Cornelia.

The most famous Stella from fiction is likely Stella Kowalski from the play and movie, A Streetcar Named Desire where husband Stanley's famous line was shouting out her name, "STELLAAAAAAAH!!!!!"

Stella is also the name of characters in the television shows How I Met Your Mother and CSI:NY.

People who like the name Stella also like:

Scarlett, Amelia, Violet, Charlotte, Olivia, Ava, Ella, Henry, Oliver, Jack, Jackson, Owen, Finn, Liam

Names like Stella:

Siddalee, Shadell, Sadelle, Sawtelle, Steele

Celebrity Babies with this Name:

Stella Zavala Damon - daughter of Matt Damon and Luciana Damon , born 2010
Stella Ruby Ulrich - daughter of Kari Byron and Paul Urich , born 2009
Stella Luna Ivery - daughter of Chris Ivery and Ellen Pompeo , born 2009

Stats for the Name Stella

checkmark Stella is currently #58 on the Baby Names Popularity Charts
checkmark Stella is currently #46 in U.S. births

Songs about Stella

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O Stella - PJ Harvey
Stella - All Time Low
Stella - Najoua Belyzel
Stella Was a Diver and She Was Always Down - Interpol
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