Anastasia Family History
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Anastasia Name Meaning
from the personal name Anastasia, feminine form of Anastasio. Anastasia was a popular personal name in medieval southern Europe because of the cult of a 4th-century saint who was martyred at Sirmium in Dalmatia. She was widely venerated, especially in the Eastern Church. in some instances, perhaps a habitational name from the place name Santa Anastasìa, in Naples province.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press