Baby Name Popularity, Data, and History


Meaning: Star
Main Origin Language: Latin
(Or View Stella Boy)

In 2017 the name Stella...

• was given to 5,038 baby girls
• was the 42nd most popular name for baby girls
• was 244% more popular than it was ten years ago
• was most popular in Iowa, Hawaii, and Nebraska
• was least popular in New Mexico, Utah, and Texas
• was about as popular as Zoe and Hazel
Babies Named Stella Born Per Year
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Per 100,000
Total Number
(In years of less than five births the number born is listed as zero and the rank was set to be the maximum rank)

Historically the name Stella...

• achieved it's highest popularity in 2017
• achieved it's lowest popularity in 1995
• is 405% more common in the 2010s than it was in the 1950s
• is 2300% more common in the 2010s than it was in the 1990s
• has the most similar popularity history to Violet, Matilda, Lucy, Aarav, Cristiano, Caysen
• has the most opposite popularity history to Kathrine, Elizabeth, Margarita, Ruben, Joseph, Alfonso
Rank Popularity of Baby Name Stella Per State
View Geographic History for Stella

Geographically the name Stella...

• 7% more popular east of the Mississippi than west of the Mississippi
• has the most similar state naming pattern as Ella, Quinn, Cora, Henry, Jack, Evan
• has the most opposite state naming pattern as Kimberly, Camilla, Jessie, Israel, Iker, Erick
Boy Names With Similar Spelling
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Average Age of Benjamin
54 Years
Benjamin is older than 83% of all names
View More Age Information on Stella

More information on Stella by the Baby Name Institute

• How many babies named Stella are born every second?
• What are the chances a kid named Stella will be the only kid named Stella in his class?
• How similar is the naming popularity of Stella compared to other names?
• How was each statistic for this page calculated?
• How does Stella rank among the top 2,500 names of the year?
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