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Meaning of Estel

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The name Estel has the following meaning:

Star. The French form of the name Estella, which Charles Dickens coined for a character in his classic, Great Expectations. Probably because Estella was such an unhappy person in the story, Estelle is the more popular version of these two names.
It is a female name, suitable for baby girls.


As a baby girl name, Estel is currently not a popular baby name in the USA.

There are no available USA popularity statistics for the name Estel for the past 100 years. However, the following chart shows the popularity ranking for the name Estelle, of which the name Estel is a variant.
USA baby name statistics


The name Estel is very likely a(n) French variant of the name Estelle.

See other suggested French girl baby names.

You might also like to see the other variants of the name Estelle.

Related names

The following names are baby names related to Estel and are suitable names for brothers and sisters of Estel: Boys - Buford, Gaylord, Girls - Amya, Carolann, Fawn, Jacqueline, Julie, Maura, Yolonda, Both genders - Josephine


The name Estel is a variant of Estelle. Other popular variants of the name Estelle are: Essey, Essie, Essy, Estel, Estela (Portuguese), Estell, Estella (English), Esti, Est?e (French), Stelle (Nickname)


We think the name Estel should fall under the following style category: Traditional.

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Based on our research, most people would imagine a person with the name Estel to be: A pleasant woman who is warm and witty

In one word, you might describe Estel as a(n) "pleasant" person.

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