- a female given name: from a Latin word meaning “star.”
Also Es·tel·la [ih-stel-uh] /ɪˈstɛl ə/.
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Examples from the Web for estella
In time I got over Estella (what a tease—Bentley Drummond was welcome to her).My Imaginary Literary Friends
February 23, 2014
In the meantime Estella was warming herself beside the fire.The Trail of a Sourdough
May Kellogg Sullivan
Estella dropped the book she held and gazed at her as one in a dream.
I don't think I could have been in my right senses, Estella.
On the morrow Estella came, but how different was she from the old and the former Estella!Fifty-Two Stories For Girls
"Plain Jane," laughed little Estella, swinging on Jane's arm.The Girl Scout's Triumph
Katherine Keene Galt
Word Origin and History for estella
fem. proper name, Spanish, literally "star," from Latin stella (see star (n.)).
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper