The 50 Best Middle Names for Stella

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Stella is a beautiful and classic girls’ name.

How long did it take you to choose it? Or how long did it take to narrow down to your final few choices?

Chances are, you’ve put a ton of thought into your baby’s first name but not much thought (yet) into her middle name.

No worries. That’s exactly why I put together my middle name matcher guide — lists of hand-curated middle name ideas that go with any first name you’ve already picked.

Without any further ado, here are the best middle names for a girl named Stella.

I’ve compiled these from baby name databases, parent discussion forums, and other sources then whittled them down to the ones I personally think sound the best.

Hope it helps!

Middle name ideas for a girl named Stella

Let’s not waste any time — here’s the list!

Here are 50 ideas you can choose from, branch off from, or use to spark further brainstorming. Any of these would sound great with Stella!

  1. Stella Adelaide

  2. Stella Alise

  3. Stella Annabelle

  4. Stella Anne

  5. Stella Bethany

  6. Stella Blair

  7. Stella Brooke

  8. Stella Brynn

  9. Stella Camille

  10. Stella Catherine

  11. Stella Charlotte

  12. Stella Christie

  13. Stella Colette

  14. Stella Drew

  15. Stella Elise

  16. Stella Eve

  17. Stella Grace

  18. Stella Gwen

  19. Stella Harley

  20. Stella Harmony

  21. Stella Harper

  22. Stella Isabelle

  23. Stella Jane

  24. Stella Jean

  25. Stella Kate

  26. Stella Leigh

  27. Stella Louise

  28. Stella Lucy

  29. Stella Luna

  30. Stella Madison

  31. Stella Margo

  32. Stella Marie

  33. Stella Miriam

  34. Stella Noelle

  35. Stella Ophelia

  36. Stella Paige

  37. Stella Pearl

  38. Stella Penelope

  39. Stella Quinn

  40. Stella Raye

  41. Stella Renee

  42. Stella Rosalie

  43. Stella Rosemary

  44. Stella Scarlett

  45. Stella Skye

  46. Stella Taylor

  47. Stella Tessa

  48. Stella Vivienne

  49. Stella Waverly

  50. Stella Wren

My favorite middle names for Stella are Stella Grace and Stella Raye.

I just like how beautiful these names sound together. There are plenty of choices, though, so you should pick the ones that sound the best to you!

Meaning of the name Stella

According to BabyCenter, Stella is a name of both Greek and Latin origin, and it means “star.”

It is popularly associated with Marlon Brando’s character in the classic story A Streetcar Named Desire when he bellows his wife’s name at the top of his lungs, “STELLAAAAA!!!!

The name Stella sits at number 43 on the popularity list for girls’ names for 2020. Some alternate versions of Stella are Estella and Estrella, which means “star” in Spanish.

Some famous Stellas are designer Stella McCartney (middle name Nina) and acting teacher Stella Adler (Brando’s teacher in fact).

Wrapping Up

Pretty good picks, right?

Hopefully you found “the one” on that list. But if not, try some variations of names you liked, or just use the list as a starting point for more research and brainstorming.

If all else fails, you can never go wrong with your second choice first name (as long as it sounds good!) or the name of a relative you’d like to honor.

(By the way, if you’re not completely sold on Stella yet, here are some middle name guides for other popular girls’ names like Quinn and Charlotte.)

And before you go, don’t miss a few of my best guides for new parents:

Hope this helps!