Vesta 🔥

Gender: Female Meaning of Vesta: "pure" Origin of Vesta: Latin

Vesta Origin and Meaning

The name Vesta is a girl's name of Latin origin meaning "pure".

The name of the Roman goddess of the household is not recommended for your little goddess.

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lesliemarion Says:


Name her Harvest, a rich, strong name if ever there was one, and call her Vesta or Essie! Vesta is a strong goddess name and Essie is just plain cute.

paulapuddephatt Says:


It actually has a nice sound, and strong mythological roots. The main issue is that a vest is an item of clothing. Still, the description for this name is more dismissive than it deserves. There are certainly worse names.

iipostmvh Says:


Thank you for a possible explanation, a very interesting one at that!

rmccor1011 Says:


Possibly not recommended because of the "Vestal Virgins" of ancient Rome. These were 6 girls who were dedicated to remain chaste. They had the honor of keeping the sacred fires of the hearth burning. The hearth fires were sacred to women because a woman's place was in the home, at the hearth; an idea which has become less popular in recent times. Ironically, because of their position they had high status as some of the city's most senior religious leaders.

iipostmvh Says:


Like all the others, why isn't this recommended? It's not my style, but nothing seems wrong with the name.

otheralix Says:


Vesta is adorable...not sure why it isn't recommended unless it's because it sounds sort of like Vespa.

RoddyThlayli Says:


I like Hestia, the Greek version, better, but I don't see anything bad about Vesta.

Zelliew Says:


I thought it sounded like a brand of pasta.....& it is. It is also a large asteroid in the solar system

JustNorthofDreams Says:


I like the name, not sure why it says 'not recommended'...

bootsie Says:


Why isn't it recommended? It sounds nice.